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Multilingual Multicultural Multimedia: Global Education Project in Teacher Education PROCEEDINGS

, Kean University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This paper is for educators who would like to integrate global education, 21st Century teaching skills and digital storytelling into their curriculum. It outlines innovative multilingual and multicultural multimedia projects using mobile devices in teacher education; offers creative strategies for producing media with youth and developing Web 2.0 projects integrating world languages and 21st century skills; provides the results of participatory research project among pre-service teachers; describes participants' reactions and experiences with new technologies and showcases the participants’ multimedia projects and digital stories. In conclusion, we explore how the use of social networking software and hand held devices in global education combines knowledge, reflection, and action; promotes global literacies; and prepares new generation to be responsible members of a multicultural, global society.

Citation

Yildiz, M.N. (2012). Multilingual Multicultural Multimedia: Global Education Project in Teacher Education. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 1474-1482). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

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