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Innovative Technologies for Multicultural Education Needs

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Multicultural Education & Technology Journal Volume 1, Number 1, ISSN 1750-497X


Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss several technology applications that are being used to address current problems or opportunities related to multicultural education. Design/methodology/approach: Five technology applications or technology-related projects are discussed, including a teacher education literacy tool, social networking communities, massive multiplayer online role-playing games, virtual patients, and an International Leadership in Educational Technology consortium. Findings: Research and practical implications of this paper include the introduction of new technologies for improving multicultural education, research findings on the use of these tools, and potential opportunities or pitfalls as such tools are implemented and evaluated. Originality/value: The paper concludes with a call for new research in the area of technologies for multicultural education. (Contains 4 figures.)


Ferdig, R.E., Coutts, J., DiPietro, J., Lok, B. & Davis, N. (2007). Innovative Technologies for Multicultural Education Needs. Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 1(1), 47-63. Retrieved September 27, 2022 from .

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