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ICT and CALD - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
Information, tools and resources to engage with mLearning Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities (CALD)
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App 4 Kids: The Amazing Train | A Journey into the Culture of India

App 4 Kids: The Amazing Train | A Journey into the Culture of India | ICT and CALD - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities | Scoop.it

App Went Free: The Amazing Train. Today’s free app, The Amazing Train, is a beautiful adventure story told through the eyes of four children. It is a story in which “reality is infused with fantasy”. In the story, 4 children took a magical train ride in Udaipur, India.  Through the story, kids will be immersed in the India culture, with beautiful Indian music, city sights and sounds.  There are interactive “?” where kids can tap on to find more information about India, such as traditional objects.

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Medical Guide to Culture: APP

Medical Guide to Culture: APP | ICT and CALD - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities | Scoop.it

The Medical Guide to Culture is also an amazing tool for healthcare students with instructors wanting them to go the extra step when preparing to care for patients. No longer do you have to guess how to greet a patient’s family or to expect eye contact.

 

With the Medical Guide to Culture your professors will be impressed that you know the relevant data regarding your patient’s background and culture.

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Multilingual, realtime messaging app makes debute

Multilingual, realtime messaging app makes debute | ICT and CALD - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities | Scoop.it
Sendboo, the newest cross-platform mobile messaging application, made its debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in
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The first thing that comes to mind is whether this App could be utilised by Government agencies to deliver key messages to community such as Emergency Alerts in cyclone, bush fire or storm seasons like we have recently experienced in Australia or events like the Swine Flu outbreak a few years back.

 
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Coordinated Federal Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Asthma Disparities

Coordinated Federal Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Asthma Disparities | ICT and CALD - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities | Scoop.it

In May, 2012, the President's Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children released the Coordinated Federal Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Asthma Disparities, which is an outcome of the collaborative interagency Asthma Disparities Working Group, co-chaired by HHS, EPA and HUD.

 

Did You Know?

 

Poor and minority children are more likely to have asthma and their health outcomes are worse. Black children are twice as likely to be hospitalized and four times as likely to die from asthma as white children. In addition, asthma is linked to school performance. Annually, 10.5 million school days are missed due to asthma.


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List of social networking websites - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is a list of major active social networking websites and excludes dating websites (see Comparison of online dating websites). For defunct social networking websites, see List of defunct social networking websites.

This list is not exhaustive, and is limited to notable, well-known sites.

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Social networking websites with target groups inc CALD communities.

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Social networking websites with target groups inc CALD communities. Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities (CALD)

 

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ICT Access and Use for Communicating with CALD Communities

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New app helps doctors care for Muslim patients

New app helps doctors care for Muslim patients | ICT and CALD - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities | Scoop.it
Cross-cultural health-care issues inspire a unique iPad app

The one-of-a-kind app features 26 chapters on topics such as “Medical Dilemmas,” “Etiquette in Treating Muslim Patients” and “Medical and Cultural Issues,” providing practical advice on potentially difficult issues for health-care providers not knowledgeable about the faith and its practices. It was created through a collaboration among authors, reviewers, editors and Islamic scholars from a variety of cultural and academic backgrounds.

 
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Top 3 concerns of non-Muslim doctors treating Muslim patients Unsure of cultural practices (30%)Communicating Diagnosis and treatment (23%)Physical examination guidelines and protocols (21%)

Source: Islamic Healthcare Survey of physicians in Southeast Asia, conducted by Elsevier 

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Social Media, mLearning Resources: The Line - Multicultural

Social Media, mLearning Resources: The Line - Multicultural | ICT and CALD - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities | Scoop.it

Multicultural Resources

Want to know about respect? And what it means? Download this postcard to read the communiqué which is endorsed by Liner Notes artists. See the back of the postcard for how to stream the CD.

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Beautifully produced series of resources including:

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- Talk -line forum

- Draw your own line - interactive site

- Draw the Line APP

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South Africa | MIT Technology Review

South Africa | MIT Technology Review | ICT and CALD - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities | Scoop.it
Open-source software and speech technology could help this multicultural country pull itself into the information technology big leagues.
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How Technology Can Support Migratory Children and Youth | ICTWorks

How Technology Can Support Migratory Children and Youth | ICTWorks | ICT and CALD - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities | Scoop.it
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How are migrant girls using ICTs?

While the report's focus is not technology, the research team notes that there is some evidence showing that adolescent girls are using ICTs for:

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