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Remote Opportunities: A Rethinking and Retooling

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Remote Opportunities: A Rethinking and Retooling
Introducing technology as a sustainable means of creating, connecting, and collaborating introduces the need to carefully consider subtle aspects of deployment strategies and support in remote regions. In order to comprehensively address both cultural and technical issues for educational infrastructure, we consider two elements to be key: (1) a staged deployment approach, involving both educators and community members, coupled with (2) uniquely designed and integrated collaborative Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) to aid constructivism. This paper presents our current experience with these elements in the context of a pilot project for aboriginal communities on the west coast of British Columbia. Currently, these local communities have been working alongside our group for a staged deployment of programs on southern Vancouver Island. In our next phase we will be extending this to more remote regions in the north island and coastal regions. By building on a philosophy of Commu...
Yagiz Onat Yazir, Katherine Gunion, Christopher Pe
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where C5
Authors Yagiz Onat Yazir, Katherine Gunion, Christopher Pearson, Celina Gibbs, Anthony Estey, Steven Lonergan, Yvonne Coady
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