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Virtual@museum projects for culturally responsive teaching in American Indian education (2003) pp. 1–589
This study consists of four case studies of virtual museum projects conducted in partnerships between tribally controlled American Indian schools and museums with Native American collections. The purpose of the study was two-fold: to examine the...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 46, No. 2 (2002) pp. 50–55
Describes the Four Directions project, funded by the Department of Education for using technology to create and disseminate culturally responsive curriculum for American Indian students within the 19 participating tribal schools and throughout the...
Web-Based Virtual Museum Projects: Strategies for Revitalizing Native American Curriculum and Cultures
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1968–1970
The panel will discuss the issues, challenges, strategies and benefits of collaborations between Native American schools, tribes and national and regional museums in developing web-based virtual museums as a means of "digital repatriation" of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 289–294
The Four Directions Project has been working with American Indian Schools to explore the uses of technology for culturally responsive teaching. One approach Four Directions is exploring is school-museum collaborations for student-created virtual...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2563–2564
Many Native Americans share a great concern about the loss of their cultures and languages. Museums with substantial American Indian collections acknowledge their responsibility to use those collections in ways that benefit Native people. The...
What Virtual Museum Projects With Native American Students Reveal About Culturally Responsive Teaching
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2315–2320
A dissertation study examined four cases of virtual museum projects involving Native American students who created virtual exhibits of objects related to their cultures at regional museums. They imaged the objects using QuickTime Virtual Reality and ...
Educational Leadership Vol. 56, No. 7 (1999) pp. 71–74
The Four Directions Challenge in Technology Project is a collaborative of schools, universities, and organizations engaged in producing culturally resonant curricula for Native-American students. The project avoids content and strategies conflicting ...