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Ethno-Science and Globalization

Ethno-Science and Globalization
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Author(s): Saheed Ayodeji Adejimi (University of Rwanda, Rwanda)
Copyright: 2019
Pages: 9
Source title: Globalized Curriculum Methods for Modern Mathematics Education
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Adedeji Tella (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6158-3.ch010


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Globalization accelerates at an extreme rate through development of technologies of communication. However, people living in poor countries' access is very difficult because of the energy and financial demands that technology requires. One consequence of globalization for science and science education is it creates even more complex societies and challenges for indigenous communities. However, increasing local achievement in science and science education is advocated by a number of researchers in order to provide opportunities for people globally. This issue of making local knowledge part of the global brings with it the challenges of politics, history, language, economics, and ethics. The effects of globalization have been far-reaching, while the living standards of the world are still highly uneven. This study focused on ethno-science and globalization.

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