Author Archives: Joanna Masingila

About Joanna Masingila

Joanna Masingila is a Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education at Syracuse University. She was a Fulbright Scholar to Kenyatta University in 1998, and since that time Syracuse University and Kenyatta University have an institutional linkage.

A Follow-up Workshop on Using Multimedia Case Studies in Teacher Education

This gallery contains 4 photos.

On June 30, 2014, we had a follow-up workshop for science educators on using multimedia case studies in teacher education. We previously had a two-day workshop for mathematics and science educators on this topic in June 2013. The mathematics educator … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Another Data Analysis and Research Writing Workshop

This gallery contains 8 photos.

Members of the Kenyatta University and Syracuse University teams are gathered again this week at Kenyatta University to work on analyzing data for three collaborative research projects and writing up at least one paper from each study. The studies were … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Education, Held July 10-12, 2013, Now Available

The Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Education that was held July 10-12, 2013 at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya and co-sponsored by Kenyatta University and Syracuse University are now available online.

Posted in Collaborative Work, International Conference on Education | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Working with Students and Teachers at Thika School for the Blind

This gallery contains 31 photos.

On June 20, 2014, Alan Foley, Katie Nichiporuk and Joanna Masingila worked with six Form 1 (9th grade) and Form 3 (11th grade) students and eight teachers at Thika School for the Blind in Thika, Kenya. Some of us had … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Working With Students and Teachers at Kibos School for the Visually Impaired

This gallery contains 29 photos.

On June 17, 2014, Alan Foley, Katie Nichiporuk and Joanna Masingila worked with eight Standard 7 and Standard 8 pupils (7th and 8th graders) and three teachers at Kibos School for the Visually Impaired near Kisumu, Kenya. Some of us … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Monitoring and Evaluation Visit, Part 2

This gallery contains 6 photos.

As part of Teshome Alemneh and Amy Reagan’s Monitoring and Evaluation Visit for the Kenyatta University-Syracuse University partnership project, Teshome and Amy visited one of our outreach sites, Thika School for the Blind, where SU team members Alan Foley and … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Visits to Secondary and Primary Schools

This gallery contains 32 photos.

SU team members Marcelle Haddix (English teacher educator) and Jeff Mangram (social studies teacher educator) visited several schools during their first trip to Kenya through the Kenyatta University-Syracuse University partnership. They visited Ugweri Secondary School (a mixed day school in … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Monitoring and Evaluation Visit, Part 1

This gallery contains 10 photos.

Teshome Alemneh and Amy Reagan, staff members from Higher Education for Development, were with us at Kenyatta University June 11-12, 2014 for a Monitoring and Evaluation visit. Additionally, Wambui Gathenya and Winifred Adhiambo from USAID-Kenya participated in the meetings on … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Workshop on Active Learning Strategies, Day Three

This gallery contains 22 photos.

For the third day of the professional development workshops for teacher educators at Kenyatta University on active learning strategies, the focus was on (a) scenarios/case studies, (b) reciprocal questioning, (c) visual literacy, and (d) technology-based check in strategies. The workshops … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Workshop on Active Learning Strategies, Day Two

This gallery contains 13 photos.

The strategies covered in Day Two of the workshops were (a) Focused Listing, (b) Note Check, (c) Think-Pair-Share or Write-Pair-Share, and (d) Flipped Classroom. After discussing and having experience with these four strategies, participants planned how to use at least … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment