Bridging the Learning Gap: Cross-Cultural Learning and Teaching through Distance

Delores V Mullings


This project engaged students, practitioners, and educators from University of Labor and Social Affairs, Cau GiayDistrict, Hanoi and Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, in a cross-cultural distance learning and teachingcollaboration. Two groups met simultaneously through Skype videoconferencing to discuss and learn about fieldsupervision and about social policy that supports women who experience family violence. This collaboration stronglydemonstrates the usefulness of technology in bridging the learning divide and achieving meaningful cross-culturaleducational exchanges from a distance.

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World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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