A cultural look at information and communication technologies in Eastern education

  title={A cultural look at information and communication technologies in Eastern education},
  author={Jianwei Zhang},
  journal={Educational Technology Research and Development},
  • Jianwei Zhang
  • Published 24 April 2007
  • Sociology
  • Educational Technology Research and Development
The Eastern cultural tradition, together with other social factors, has shaped a group-based, teacher-dominated, and centrally organized pedagogical culture. Drawing upon this cultural perspective, this article reviews the development of information and communication technologies (ICT) in Eastern schools, including ICT planning and management, hardware infrastructures, software resources and services, professional development, and ICT-supported educational practices. It highlights the impact of… 

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