Eugene, Wanda and Hatley, Leshell and McMullen, Kyla and Brown, Quincy and Rankin, Yolanda and Lewis, Sheena
In International Conference on Internationalization, Design and Global Development, 2009
Publication year: 2009


The goal of this paper is to bridge the gap between existing frameworks for the design of culturally relevant educational technology. Models and guidelines that provide potential frameworks for designing culturally authentic learning environment are explained and transposed into one comprehensive design framework, understanding that integrating culture into the design of educational technology promotes learning and a more authentic user experience. This framework establishes principles that promote a holistic approach to design.