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Workshop on Active Learning Strategies, Day Two

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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

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Workshop on Active Learning Strategies, Day One

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One of the areas identified by the Kenyatta University faculty members for building capacity is in the area of teaching large classes. KU teacher educators often teach education courses with 250-500 students, including methods courses. We have had previous professional … Continue reading

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Visually Impaired Students Find Independence Through Mobile Devices

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One way of disseminating information about this project is through the success stories that Higher Education for Development (HED) and USAID ask us to develop. Here is one of our success stories related to Kenyatta University students with visual impairments finding independence through the … Continue reading

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Providing More Kenyatta University Students with Visual Impairments Access to Text

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This week we worked with six more Kenyatta University students who have visual impairments to teach them how to use iPad minis and wireless keyboards to be able to read and create documents, read and send email messages, navigate the … Continue reading

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Data Analysis and Research Writing Workshop

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Members of the Kenyatta University and Syracuse University teams are gathered 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 designed … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Article on Large Class Pedagogy

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Syracuse University team members Profs. Alan Foley and Joanna Masingila have a forthcoming article, now available online and published by Higher Education, on large class pedagogy in Sub-Saharan Africa drawing on the collaborative project with Kenyatta University.

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Engaging Kenyan Secondary Teachers in Making Films

Kenyatta University, in collaboration with the University of Bristol, is engaging Kenyan mathematics and science teachers in film making through the HP Catalyst Initiative. Here is a short video about this work.

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Colloquium on “Using Mobile Devices to Support Learning for Students with Visual Impairments in Kenya”

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Professors Alan Foley and Joanna Masingila, from Syracuse University, gave a colloquium at Syracuse University through the Africa Initiative on Thursday, October 10, 2013. The talk was titled, “Using Mobile Devices to Support Learning for Students with Visual Impairments in … Continue reading

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Faculty Training Improves Kenyatta University’s Integration of Technology in Teaching

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One way of disseminating information about this project is through the Success Stories that Higher Education for Development (HED) and USAID ask us to develop. Here is one of our success stories related to technology integration.

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3rd International Conference on Education hosted at Kenyatta University

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The 3rd International Conference on Education hosted by Kenyatta University and co-sponsored by Syracuse University was held July 10-12, 2013 at the Kenyatta University Conference Center. The conference theme was “Technology, Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice”. Prof. Alan Foley, … Continue reading

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