Technology and Justice for All: Peaceful Resistance through Global Communication

By Roxane Assaf.

Published by The Diversity Collection

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How the underrepresented, the oppressed, the powerless - from the West Bank to the Windy City, from Bethlehem to the Big Easy - use technology for communication, learning and survival.

Keywords: Globalism, Communication, Technology, Justice, Crisis

International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp.61-66. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 826.768KB).

Roxane Assaf

Roxane Assaf is Director of Teaching and Learning Programs for the "Studio Classroom Project" at Truman College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago.

The studio classroom aims to create an organic teaching and learning experience like that in an art studio, using computers in the classroom, multimedia teaching tools, the Internet and other types of technology-based learning support.

Roxane is also adjunct faculty in communication at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago specializing in media coverage of the Middle East. She lived and worked in Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian West Bank and in Jerusalem as freelance correspondent to the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs magazine. There she also worked as editor/project developer for numerous NGOs. She currently writes for the Lonely Planet travel guidebooks among other publications. Roxane has her MSJ from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, in the completion of which she was a Washington correspondent for newspaper, radio and television news outlets. Roxane presents regularly on subjects relating to mass media, the Middle East, human rights, social justice, and teaching with technology. She is a native of New Orleans and graduate of Loyola New Orleans. She mourns the loss of her childhood home a half-block from the 17th Street Canal levee breach following Hurricane Katrina.


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