Wanted: The Five Most Sought-after Educational Apps to Enhance Learning of Oral Traditions in a Digital Age
PublisherAssociation for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
TypeConference Proceeding and Abstract
The best practices of pedagogy, curriculum and instructional design in the West have primarily evolved from textual traditions. With the use of digital technologies becoming indispensible in education, there is an opportunity for our educational enterprise to share and apply its best practices more broadly including ethnocultural educational settings. Doing so will not only foster new partnerships but will also empower educators who work with non-textual knowledge resources such as oral traditions. In this paper I will discuss how my experience of working with ginans, a collection of sacred religious hymns of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community, has informed my practice and perspective as a practitioner-researcher. More specifically I will describe the five most sought-after educational technologies or apps identified by young ethnic learners in today’s digital age.
CitationTharani, K. (2015). Wanted: The Five Most Sought-after Educational Apps to Enhance Learning of Oral Traditions in a Digital Age. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (pp. 1586-1594). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
educational technology and design