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Proceedings for the 4th International Conference on Education, Held July 14-16, 2015, Are Available

The Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Education that was held July 14-16, 2015 at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, and co-sponsored by Kenyatta University, Syracuse University and Intel are now available online.  

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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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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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Workshop on Active Learning Strategies, Day Three

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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

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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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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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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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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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HP Catalyst Initiative Workshop with Inservice Teachers using Graphing Calculators and Probe Kits

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On July 12, we held a workshop for the teachers from Kenya High and Nairobi School who are part of the HP Catalyst Initiative. The workshop engaged the teachers in using HP graphing calculators and probes such as a motion … Continue reading

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iPad Workshop for KU Faculty Members

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As part of the technology training for faculty members in the Department of Educational Communication and Technology, Prof. Alan Foley from Syracuse University led a session on Introduction to the iPad. The session introduced and familiarized participants with the iPad … Continue reading

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