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 International Journal of Education and Development using ICT > Vol. 10, No. 4 (2014) open journal systems 


Exploring cultural capital in the instructional design process: A case study

Roxanne Russell, University of Phoenix, USA


Abstract
In this case study, we are able to take a close look at a situation not often encountered in the literature on ICTs in emerging economies: a private company from an emerging economy providing much-needed funding for a consortium in the US non-profit sector. This case study examines this training program by asking: How does cultural capital interact with the instructional design process, as defined by Young’s Culture-Based Model (CBM) framework, in this case of a cross-sector, cross-border training program? Researchers and practitioners concerned with education in a globalized context may consult findings here related to the bi-directional flows of cultural capital and misconceptions about cultural capital across borders and across sectors in this case.


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