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Title: Other peoples' flowers: some personal reflections on researching as an outsider

Author: Robbins, Christopher
Subject:  Teaching|Aids and devices
 Information technology
 Educational technology|Pacific Area
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies vol.26, no.1, 2004
Collation: 13-20;

Abstract: The author shares his experiences, and limitations, in doing research in a culture of which he was not a part. His experience in developing educational technology in the Pacific region taught him that, rather than developing prescriptive strategies, it was better to develop and adaptive toolset which empowered students and teachers to customize learning materials to their own cultural contexts.

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