Posts Tagged ‘Research’

Publishing Stories of Resiliency and Resistance: Examples of Langaa in Cameroon April 13, 2017 No Comments

The regular monthly meeting of the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group is scheduled for St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Monday, April 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm. The scheduled guest speaker is Dr. Kathryn Toure, who will discuss her work with Langaa Research and Publishing of Cameroon, Africa.

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.

Pedagogical Appropriation of Information and Communication Technologies by West African Educators August 27, 2015 No Comments

This research investigates how and why educators in West Africa, in Mali in particular, pedagogically appropriate information and communication technologies (ICT) and with what effects. Appropriation involves integrating newness into one’s very being and mobilizing it strategically to meet contextualized objectives, often in resistance to the status quo.

Journal of Educational Research in Africa (JERA) / Revue Africaine de Recherche en Education (RARE), No. 5, 2013 May 13, 2014 No Comments

The fifth edition of the Journal of Educational Research in Africa contains eight papers on educational issues in North and West Africa. They relate to technical training, higher education and curriculum reform as well as overeducation, child labor, religious pluralism at school, and the influence of mothers’ educational levels on their children’s academic performance. The [...]

Bleached and Black July 15, 2012 3 Comments


It is ironic how light skinned people want darker “tanned” skin. This is thought to be a sign of health and wealth. Having a tan all year round shows that an individual has the means to travel – or visit salons – to get that desired tone. However, light skin is also associated with wealth and prosperity. Darker skinned people sometimes desire a lighter tone because it is believed to be linked to higher life chances. As we see, “The grass always seems greener on the other side of the fence.”

The Think Tank Initiative grants US$110m to developing countries’ research institutes to boost public policies October 2, 2011 No Comments

Kathryn TOURE

Research Institutes in South Asia, Latin America and Africa have received a grant worth US$110 m from the Think Tank Initiative. Twenty three of these countries benefiting from the grant are from Africa including eleven from West and Central Africa. Elisabeth-Laure Njipwo spoke with Kathryn Toure, the West and Central Africa Regional Director for the International Development Research Center, IDRC.