Bridging the digital divide: Infusing digital storytelling to improve literacy instruction among students in rural Bhutan

Khendum Gyabak, University of Texas at El Paso

Abstract

The purpose of this qualitative study is to examine the digital divide among public school students in rural Bhutan. The study presents several broad themes relevant to technological innovation, integration of technology initiatives into educational practices and social structures in underdeveloped and developing countries. The aim of this study is to address the possibility of integrating digital storytelling and through the use of these new literacy practices, understand whether technology education could be a sustainable process for empowerment among public school students in rural Bhutan. This study should be of interest to educators and administrators concerned about the future development of educational technology in rural schools. ^

Subject Area

Education, Reading|Education, Technology of

Recommended Citation

Gyabak, Khendum, "Bridging the digital divide: Infusing digital storytelling to improve literacy instruction among students in rural Bhutan" (2009). ETD Collection for University of Texas, El Paso. AAI1465253.
http://digitalcommons.utep.edu/dissertations/AAI1465253

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