Aboriginal Digital Opportunities: Addressing Aboriginal Learning Needs Through the Use of Learning Technologies [Conference Board of Canada]

Conference Board of Canada
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"Aboriginal Digital Opportunities, explores how Web-based distance education, e-mail and self-directed learning software can promote the development of skills, create economic development opportunities, and enable Aboriginal peoples to participate in the knowledge economy. This report: examines the “whys” and “what's” of learning technologies; looks at the specifics of learning technology implementation and application in Aboriginal communities and provides an in-depth view of the issues and challenges and the steps that are being taken to address them; outlines options and concrete steps for investment, partnerships and other follow-up opportunities as identified by Aboriginal representatives; and contains a learning technology planning tool which is derived from “good practice” experiences."

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