Human Rights, Information, and Communication Technology (ICT)

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Abstract

Case study research on human rights education will be presented within the context of a pre-service course entitled, “digiART and Human Rights: A New Media, Arts Integrated Project”. The research was conducted during the fall-winter 2011/2012. The authors drew upon work during a previous 2011 Faculty of Education Summer Graduate Institute and incorporated these concepts into developing meaningful curricula using contemporary technologies. Following Tibbitts (2002) Human Rights Education Paradigm of the (1) values/awareness model (2) accountability model and (3) transformational model investigators found that models 1 & 3 served to enlighten teacher candidates approaches to teaching human rights issues in which they incorporated ICT. New media processes during the preproduction to postproduction are described.