Practical Internet Usage for Cultural Appropriation Development

  • Ku-Yun ChenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 264)


This study provided three strategies for teachers to help students build up a sense of cultural appropriation: pictures, YouTube video clips, and group discussions. Each strategy aroused students’ different degree of cultural stimulation. With an in-class experimental teaching method and action research in Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai (BITZH) in Guangdong Province, China, the study has found effective teaching methods for creating a vivid classroom atmosphere, building bidirectional student-centered conversations, and developing students’ cultural appropriation. The result from this study revealed the advantages of combining and interweaving internet usage while teaching students cultural appropriation.


Cultural appropriation Cultural empathy Teaching methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Institute of TechnologyZhuhaiChina

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