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MULTICULTURAL PAVILION Digital Divide and EdTech Search:

Digital Divide Fact (reload for new fact): by 1999, urban schools had, on average, 11 students per computer with Internet access, while rural schools had only 7 (NCES, 2000a) %% by January 2000, of the 242 million Internet users worldwide, 120 million are from the United States and Canada, while only 2.1 million are from Africa, 1.9 million from the Middle East, and 8 million from South America (CommerceNet, 2000)

Digital Divide Resources

Understanding the Digital Divide: from a multicultural education framework

The Digital Divide Reframed: model emerging from the above essay

Digital Divide: A 2000 Fact Sheet: data on diverse dimensions of the divide

Other Digital Divide Resources: links to resources and research

Multicultural E-Learning

Multicultural Education and the Internet: FREE resource guide on multicultural teaching

Multiculturality of the WWW: short commentary on educational uses of the Web

Multicultural Web Site Evaluation: paper on assessing Web sites multiculturally

Evaluation Checklist: diversity checklist for educational sites

Strategies for Online Networking: paths to diversity interaction online

Presentations and Workshops: outlines and notes on e-learning and the digital divide

FREE Internet Guide!

Free printable or downloadable guide to Multicultural Education and the Internet.

Internet Guide

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