Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Desire for knowledge – Langaa and publishing in Africa September 24, 2017 No Comments

by Francis B Nyamnjoh and Kathryn Toure for University World News: Can enhanced circulation of African worldviews help shape the evolution of humanity? This is our vision at Langaa Research and Publishing Common Initiative Group which, along with other African publishers, stirs the imagination and contributes to cultural development and renaissance. Langaa books expose the conviviality, complexities, vitalities and [...]

Excellent paper, in open access journal, on development forces/directions in the Democratic Republic of Congo April 23, 2017 No Comments

This type of territorial structure significantly influences the way the country functions, on a domestic level and also in terms of international relations, both African and non-African.

Behold the Dreamers March 24, 2017 No Comments

They had crossed the Delaware Memorial Bridge and were more than halfway back from Washington, D.C., cruising through New Jersey with turnpike signs appearing every few miles. “Tell me about Limbe,” Clark said. “I want to hear about this place where you grew up.” Jende smiled. “Oh, sir,” he said, his voice rising with nostalgia, [...]

From the Atlantic to the Virtual Ocean: Malian Experiences (Teachers’ Itineraries with Technology) November 1, 2016 No Comments

Teachers, through their pedagogical appropriation of information and communication technology (ICT) are sometimes bewildered – as if in the middle of a new ocean. Behind them is all they have learned, and before them lies so much they do not know and that invites exploration. They accompany their students and invite others to join them in this journey. They do their best to learn, deepen their teaching, and perhaps also, through their example and their actions, encourage the revitalization of the school system.

Pedagogical appropriation of information and communication technologies (ICT) by West African educators, 2016 book by Kathryn Toure September 2, 2016 4 Comments

Pedagogical appropriation of information and communication technologies (ICT) by West African educators, 2016 book by Kathryn Toure

West African teachers and professors who are appropriating information and communication technologies (ICT) are making it part and parcel of education and everyday life. In Mali and beyond, they adapt ICT to their milieus and work as cultural agents, mediating between technology and society. They yearn to use ICT to make education more relevant to [...]

La technologie, change-t-elle quelque chose, selon les enseignants ouest-africains ? May 18, 2016 No Comments

L’analyse interprétative des entretiens avec des éducateurs ouest-africains, femmes et hommes, révèle des changements et des possibilités de changement à des niveaux multiples avec l’appropriation pédagogique des technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC).

Does technology change anything, according to West African teachers? No Comments

The interpretive analysis of interviews with West African educators, men and women, reveals changes and possibilities of change at multiple levels with the pedagogical appropriation of information and communication technologies (ICT).

L’appropriation pédagogique des technologies à la lumière des chercheurs africains May 10, 2016 No Comments

L’appropriation pédagogique des technologies à la lumière des chercheurs africains

En s’appuyant sur leurs écrits des penseurs africains, nous avons interprété les expériences et perspectives des enseignants interviewés dans le contexte d’une étude sur l’appropriation des technologies pour l’enseignement et l’apprentissage en Afrique de l’Ouest.

Forgerons d’internet dans les salles de classe en Afrique May 8, 2016 No Comments

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Les enseignants, interviewés à Bamako au Mali, perçoivent les besoins pédagogiques, rêvent de l’avenir, et façonnent leur utilisation des technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC) en conséquence. Sont-ils et elles les nouveaux potiers et forgeons d’Afrique… en train d’écouter, de discerner les besoins de la société, et, avec leurs outils et les personnes autour d’eux, de fabriquer en conséquence ?

Thèse en 180 secondes : Appropriation pédagogique des TIC en Afrique May 4, 2016 No Comments

Toure, Kathryn. (2016). Thèse en 180 secondes : Appropriation pédagogique des TIC en Afrique. Pour le 3e colloque international en éducation : enjeux actuels et futurs de la formation et profession enseignante, Montréal, Canada, 5 mai.