A Matter of Perspective: Students Using Technology to Construct "21st Century" Awareness

ID: 31560 Type: Virtual Brief Paper
  1. Betty Peel, East Carolina University, United States

Abstract: This presentation focuses on the current movement to increase “awareness” among 21st Century learners and how technology integration can enhance perspective- taking across the curriculum. Areas to be discussed include: Perspective Consciousness, “State of the Planet” Awareness, Cross Cultural Awareness, Knowledge of Global Awareness, Awareness of Human Choices, Understanding of the Marginalized Point of View, Involvement in Local or Global Affairs, and Analyzing the Educational Legacy of Colonialism.

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