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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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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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Presentation at the mEducation Alliance Symposium in Washington, DC

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Profs. Alan Foley and Joanna Masingila attended and presented at the Mobile Education Alliance Symposium and Commit Fair in Washington, DC on October 15-16, 2013 on their work with supporting students with visual impairments through the use of mobile devices … 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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A Visit to Kibos School for the Visually Impaired to Introduce iOS Technology

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On July 15th, Alan Foley, Joanna Masingila and Yufei Wu visited Kibos School for the Visually Impaired near Kisumu, Kenya. Sammy Luvonga, a Kenyatta University student who is blind and had started using iOS technology in June 2012 through the … Continue reading

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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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Workshop on Designing Effective Presentations with KU Faculty Members

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On January 7-9, 2013, professor Alan Foley led a workshop at Kenyatta University for faculty members in the Department of Educational Communication and Technology on designing effective presentations. The workshop was attended by almost all of the members of the … Continue reading

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