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Fifth International Workshop on Culturally-Aware Tutoring Systems ( CATS 2014 )

  title={Fifth International Workshop on Culturally-Aware Tutoring Systems ( CATS 2014 )},
  author={Melissa-Sue John and Ivon Arroyo and Imran Ahmed Zualkernan and Beverly Park Woolf},
The design of educational technologies involves making decisions based in cultural assumptions and ideologies, and student learning may be improved when these design choices are made intentionally with the students’ own cultural context in mind. Despite this, the classroom systems in which these technologies are deployed have their own culturally-based contexts which are often at odds with the expectations from some culturally-underrepresented groups. We believe that educational technologies… 

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