Web-Based Instructional Program Helps Advance American Indians in Arizona
In Flagstaff, Ariz., many Navajo and Hopi residents from nearby reservations have struggled to preserve their cultural traditions while adapting to urban lifestyles. Once settled, many realize that economic success in the urban environment requires at least a high school diploma or GED, so they seek alternative educational programs for themselves and their families. Native Americans for Community Action (NACA), a health and human services agency in Flagstaff that serves primarily off-reservation American Indians, has gone well beyond traditional methods of learning by offering its clients self-paced instruction over the Internet. Each year, more than 5,000 individuals and their families receive NACA services, such as career counseling, substance abuse …
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Publication information: Article title: Web-Based Instructional Program Helps Advance American Indians in Arizona. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: T H E Journal (Technological Horizons In Education). Volume: 30. Issue: 3 Publication date: October 2002. Page number: 55+. © 2009 1105 Media, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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