ICT for Education, Development, and Social Justice

Publisher: Information Age Publishing Release date: 2009-01-03

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This volume provides examples of current developments on the role of ICT for education, development, and social justice within an international context. Chapters draw on advanced contemporary thinking from scholars and practitioners in the field to present case studies of how ICT can be used to promote sustainable development and social justice. Social justice is understood in a wide sense as the pursuit of democracy, justice and development in the struggle against any form of oppression; it is within this context that ICT is explored as a tool for social change.The objectives of this book are: To analyze the philosophical, historical, political, and cultural backgrounds and contexts that are constitutive of contemporary challenges and tensionsin the role of ICT for education, development, and social justice around the world; To appreciate the contextual and international dimensions of the tensions and challenges faced by educators around the world and contribute to ongoingefforts to sketch a vision for addressing their needs; To explore ways in which ICT in education can promote social justice and contribute toward sustaining communities around the world

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Genre: Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects

Collection: Information Age Publishing

Type: Adobe PDF

Pages: 281

ISBN: 9781607528821

Additional Information

Genre: Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects

Collection: Information Age Publishing

Type: Adobe PDF

Pages: 281

ISBN: 9781607528821

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