Promoting intercultural competence through technology-based play

Anika Struppert, Qin Guo, Manjula Waniganayake

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In this chapter, we discuss key concepts concerned with promoting intercultural competence and the relevance of using technology-based play. To enhance teaching and learning in early childhood settings, we also examine the challenges of using technology to promote complex social understandings, such as intercultural competence.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPlay in early childhood education
Subtitle of host publicationlearning in diverse contexts
EditorsMarjory Ebbeck, Manjula Waniganayake
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Australia
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9780195569049
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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    Struppert, A., Guo, Q., & Waniganayake, M. (2010). Promoting intercultural competence through technology-based play. In M. Ebbeck, & M. Waniganayake (Eds.), Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts (pp. 270-287). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.