The Future Society that Multi-cultural Children's Dream: Design Principles with Web-based Social Fiction

ID: 48720 Type: Poster/Demo
  1. Hae-nu-ri Yoon, Korea national university of Education, Korea (South)

Wednesday, June 29 5:15 PM-7:00 PM Location: Grand Ballroom C

Presider: Jodie Hemerda, Bridgepoint Education, United States

Abstract: This paper is a report on designing backward planning to realize ideal future which students in multi-cultural families imagine without limits or conditions by using web-based social fiction. To achieve this, digital mind-map is used as a web-based social fiction tool to lower their cognitive load, and visualized group intelligence on future prediction. For research, 6 students from elementary school and 6 students from middle school students in multi-cultural families participate. They learned how to use digital mind-map and expressed their imagination of the society they wish for, then finally shared with other members. There was many opinion of dream school (or classroom). They want informal curriculum, fun class, don’t want to be tied to the test, a lots of new experience, natural and free language with friends. This process will overcome the present multi-cultural education policy which focuses just on prescriptive problem solving, and become a foundation of tailored multi-cultura

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