Author Archives: Joanna Masingila

About Joanna Masingila

Joanna Masingila is Dean of the School of Education and 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.

SU Magazine Story Featuring Mobile Assistive Technology Work in Kenya

The Fall/Winter 2014 issue of SU Magazine has a story about the work we’ve done in mobile assistive technology with students with visual impairment in Kenya.

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Stakeholders’ Meeting

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On July 2, 2014, we had a stakeholders’ meeting to present the activities and accomplishments from our partnership project that has been USAID-funded. We held the meeting at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development and were welcomed by the Acting … Continue reading

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

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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

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Another Data Analysis and Research Writing Workshop

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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

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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.

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Working with Students and Teachers at Thika School for the Blind

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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

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

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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

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Monitoring and Evaluation Visit, Part 2

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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

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Visits to Secondary and Primary Schools

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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

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Monitoring and Evaluation Visit, Part 1

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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

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