Digital Cultural Heritage as an Emerging Tool to Develop Egyptian Educational Programs: Case-study: Applying interactive technologies in tourist guiding education

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In all times and specifically in periods of crises and political changes and instabilities, it is crucial
to raise awareness and promote the value of cultural heritage among citizens. Engaging heritage
in educational programs is essential to safeguard this wealth as well as to strengthen national
identity. To achieve this goal, educational programs have to engage all members of the local
communities especially youth in order to create a cultural understanding of their heritage. The
main aim of the research is to study the impact of introducing digital cultural heritage to the
educational system in Egypt, specifically departments of tourist guiding in universities. This
would consequently preserve cultural heritage and develop Egyptian educational programs.The
study will analyze the current situation and investigate the problems encountered in heritage
education in Egypt. It will consequently suggest the necessary solutions.


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