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This book of structured activities for use in teaching about culture, ethnicity and diversity comprises easy-to-use classroom and training exercises that are both engaging to participants and effective as learning tools. The contributors offer tools to those teachers and trainers who strive to increase understanding of and communication between ethnic and racial groups. The book is arranged so that users may easily draw upon the activities to involve students and bring abstract concepts into the realm of the students' own experiences.
Chapter 3: Adventures in Cyberspace: A Cross-Cultural Scavenger Hunt
Adventures in Cyberspace: A Cross-Cultural Scavenger Hunt
This exercise has several practical purposes. The first is to provide an introduction to the Internet and the World Wide Web, also known as WWW, W3, or simply the Web (see Abraham, Jas, & Russell, 1995; Kehoe, 1996; Maran, 1995; Turlington, 1995). The Internet is a global network connecting thousands of computers throughout the world. It allows access to all kinds of information including professional databases, teaching materials, e-mail, free software, university and library databases, research documents, and other information. By using a Web browser, for example, Netscape, MacWeb, or Internet Explorer (to name a few), it is possible to connect to the World Wide Web by means of URLs, or uniform ...