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Web 2.0 for Aboriginal cultural survival: a new Australian outback movement (PLA 59)

Jon Corbett, Guy Singleton and Kado Muir describe how a joint project with the Aboriginal Walkatjurra Cultural Centre in Australia, Curtin University of Technology and the University of British Columbia Okanagan have been exploring the use of Web 2.0 tools to help revitalize culture and enhance community development. This article explores how the use of Web 2.0 and other digital tools has contributed towards this aim - and how using the tools helped to positively engage youth in such activities.

Participatory Learning and Action (PLA, formerly PLA Notes) is the world's leading series on participatory learning and action approaches and methods. PLA publishes articles on participation aimed at practitioners, researchers, academics and activists. All articles are peer-reviewed by an international editorial board. See: www.planotes.org

Article in: PLA 59. Guest editors: Holly Ashley, Jon Corbett, Ben Garside and Giacomo Rambaldi. Published by IIED and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA).

Keywords: Web 2.0, Web2forDev, ICT, ICT4D, mobile, Internet.

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  • IIED code: G02843
  • Published: Jun 2009 - IIED and CTA
  • Area: Australia
  • Theme: Participation
  • Source pub: Participatory Learning and Action 59 Change at hand: Web 2.0 for development
  • Languages: English, français

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