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  • Bridges on the I-Way: Multi-cultural Resources Online. Multi-cultural Portals
    Describes vertical portals (niche Web sites with content geared to specialty group) targeting ethnic minority groups in the United States. Reviews sites that serve as vertical portals for Latinos, Asian Americans, Black/African Americans, and Native Americans.
  • Children's Literature Web Sites
    Presents annotations of approximately 80 web sites that range in coverage from idiosyncratic and focused to diverse and comprehensive metasites. Notes categories of sites include: children's literature web guides; trade book publisher web sites; author/illustrator sites (metasites and individual); book review sources and teaching ideas; web sites with a multicultural focus; and children's literature discussion groups on the web.
  • Class Web Sites Can Offer Enhanced Access to Information for Language Minority Parents and Students: Promising Practices
    Offers suggestions on how to add the power of a free online translator, links, and multicultural search engines to a teacher's classroom home page. Describes the Alta Vista Babelfish online translation service that can be used to translate Web pages on a variety of topics written in German, Spanish, Italian, French, or Portuguese.
  • Culturally Responsive Educational Web Sites
    Discusses the shortcomings of multicultural education; presents Vygotsky's sociocognitive theory as a model for multicultural education for the World Wide Web; and discusses the process of Web design as an appropriate technological tool to apply Vygotsky's theory to create culturally responsive educational environments. (Contains 9 references.) (Author/LRW).
  • CyberHunt 3. Holiday Trio
    Presents CyberHunt 3, an interactive, multicultural activity for the holiday season. Students visit a variety of web sites for facts and activities related to Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa.
  • Delta Pi Epsilon National Research Conference Proceedings (Indianapolis, Indiana, November 14-16, 1996)
    It is a collectio of 34 papers.The papers contains articles related to attitude and motivation;teacher student;government university collaboration relationship etc.
  • Diversity: On-Line Resources
    Argues that the Internet and the World Wide Web are excellent resources for multicultural education. Reviews 25 Internet sites (provides URLs) that are of interest for social educators and students on topics from indigenous peoples of Mexico to Africa to U.S.
  • Futures Thinking: Consideration of the Impact of Educational Change on Black and Minority Ethnic Achievement
    Discusses the potential of information and communications technology (ICT) and the World Wide Web to offer positive alternatives in contemporary British schools that are failing their black and minority group students. Describes the advantages of ICT and looks at future changes in the teaching profession and changes in the curriculum that will require knowledge of ICT.
  • Mixed Media: A Roundup of CD-ROM and Electronic Products
    Highlights multicultural materials that are useful for teaching students of all ages (elementary through college level). These include such CD-ROM products as "The Ellis Island Experience" and "The Civil Rights Movement in the United States" and such World Wide Web-based products as "Diversify Your World," "American Slavery: A Complete Autobiography," and "International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text." (SM).
  • Multicultural Resources on the Internet: The United States and Canada
    Designed as a research aid for educators and students in high school or college, this guide gathers and organizes information about Internet and World Wide Web sources that deal with multicultural issues that are likely to be of interest to an English-speaking audience in the United States and Canada.
  • To See One Another More Clearly: A Pacific Children's Literature Web Project
    Discusses the Pacific Children's Literature Web Project, which uses the Internet as a vehicle for building and sharing the cultures of Guam, Micronesia, and the Pacific. Describes how the website was developed, presents an overview of the site with selected student webpage examples, offers suggestions for developing a website with students, and lists Internet resources.
  • Using an Interactive Website To Educate about Cultural Diversity and Societal Oppression
    Describes use of an interactive Web forum to provide a safe vehicle for social work students to dialogue concerning the dynamics of social oppression and cultural diversity. Analyzes usage patterns of the website and data from student evaluations.