Calling Palestine: Enriching learning in women's studies

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Rimmington, Glyn M.
Shalabi, K.

Rimmington, G.M., and Shalabi, K., 2003, Calling Palestine: Enriching learning in women's studies in Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003: Chesapeake, VA, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), p. 1437-1440.


This presentation explores how the use of inexpensive technologies, enriched student learning about Arab Women and the Middle East. The goal was to understand that the meaning of gender emerges within disparate political and social contexts that are nonetheless connected through post-colonial and neo-colonial ties. Before students enter the classroom, they have been exposed to supposed truths, arising from 19th century, European colonialism and US support for the state of Israel.

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