Digital Journalism Literacy and Community
The new trend in Africa is not the traditional colonial style of learning but a student centered - community centered adult learning style. Just because most of the information from the Internet comes from all over the world does not mean it dictated. Many of the African government understand and have institutionalized this style of learning.
The flip side of this is that African children as well as Chinese and other must learn how to make intelligent choices on the right…
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The Webinar "Methods and Techniques for Web 2.0 Project Based Learning for Urban-Poverty Schools and Adult Learning" Has been re-recorded with Multimedia videos of the cases added.
This is the Bascom sponsored webinar on January 12th.
Methods and Techniques for Web 2.0 Project Based Learning for Urban-Poverty Schools and Adult Learning Part…Continue
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How do we teach the 40% “push out” of our schools?
All the time and funds we spend on STEM, “no child left behind” and technology we seem to be ignoring the inconceivable dropout rate and what happens to the child who be become adults. For those of us that work with this group we know them a “Push outs” because when you ask them if they wanted to leave they inevitably say “no.”
We work with this group in outreach and shelter settings. A solid understanding how Adult Learning…Continue
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Chrysalis Campaign projects for the UNESCO Digital Storytelling portal and the Community Learning Center portal in the US are both a year old with plenty of evidence of the power of collaboration.
What we are doing is blending Web 20 learning with the human elements of small group project based learning in poverty settings.
Some new research on minority STEM learning in NYC points out that it is not the technology or STEM curriculum that lift students into the better…Continue
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We liberate an individual's ability to love and contribute to the world…Continue
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Our last week in Lesotho the National University of Lesotho asked us to run our workshop five times. During that week we met with many community leaders and realized that the knowledge of how Internet resources and collaboration are transforming this generation of African youth had to be told. That they…Continue
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We have recieved a number of requests to expand into more type of media that African youth use to tell their stories. Here is an amazing story told in anaimationing from Sudan. We hope to see more from other countries in Africa.
They way this story builds a bridge between to deep love for Africa, our elders and our new lives touches the hear heart and makes us think. Awesome work. We encourage you to visit their YouTube Channel and ask for more work.
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While the old guard of indexed based hierarchical industrial based classrooms keep perseverating on testing and structured curriculum, the vast world outside of the colonial classroom learns via relational collaborative Internet that test by the impact ideas and knowledge have on the real world.
While Dewey and democratic learning are the reality of how we learn and leverage the global Internet for each moment living on our planet.
Are the curriculum and methods of STEM, SCORM,…Continue
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Once upon a time there was a group that we called "under-privileged,"
But God heard their prayers and connected them all together empowering them to share the resources and knowledge of the world as one human race. When this happen all deeds became transparent all knowledge collaborative and world had no more excuses not to love one another.
Because of global inter-networking of human lives the world was forced to love…
Added by Richard C Close on October 6, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Iam in Agriculture, Because We Are!
Let’s Leverage Youth success through engagement in agriculture as a societal means to success.
Authored by Wandila Simon Kamukwape
I can…! I have to…! I am in Agriculture, and I can find agriculture more attractive with support from my society. Empowered by ICTs, inspired by society, I am a motivated young professional to be successful…Continue
Added by Wandila Simon Kamukwape on September 27, 2011 at 8:43am — No Comments
La Cote d'Ivoire est pays en voie de développement qui a eu son indépendance politique en Août 1960 sous la houlette de feu felix houphouet Boigny le sage d'Afrique par ailleurs premier président de la république de 1960-1993. Dès l'acquisition de cette indépendance, le pays a amorcé son développement à tous les niveaux: social, économique, politique, culturel. Sur le plan social, spécifiquement en ce qui concerne l’intégration des personnes handicapées, deux…Continue
A friend going to a Internet Governance Conference asked what to look for:
Added by Richard C Close on August 29, 2011 at 10:16am — No Comments
Governments to incorporate youth employment goals into comprehensive employment policies and to stimulate broad-based employment-intensive growth as the best means of creating employment for young people. In particular, four areas are highlighted for national action:
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