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What is Differentiation (in education)

Handbook of Research on E-Learning Applications for Career and Technical Education: Technologies for Vocational Training
The practice of making lessons and learning activities different to accommodate different types of learners within the same educational venue.
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Culturally-Sensitive E-Learning Practices for Career and Technical Education
Lesley Farmer (California State University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-739-3.ch011
Increasingly, people are seeking distance education delivery options in order to get the vocational training needed from experts who may reside continents away. Therefore, vocational educators need to address and accommodate cultural realities. Hofstede’s model of cultural dimensions provides a framework for examining culturally-sensitive vocational training implications. Culturally-impacted issues and solutions are explained relative to the relationship of vocational training to the workplace, and to online teaching and learning. Specific strategies are suggested to address language barriers, student-teacher relations, choosing resources, learning activities, technical issues, and assessment.
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