Your Name and Title: Dr. Fenot Aklog, Adjunct Associate Professor and Director of Research and Development
School or Organization Name: Teachers College, Columbia University
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: United States
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Educators, researchers and others interested in learning about how student and teacher participants said their participation in a global cross-cultural collaborative project impacted their knowledge and skills.
Short Session Description:
Highlights from a 10-month evaluation of student and educator reports of the impact of participation in the iEARN Photojournalism 2.104 Heritage, Hunger and Food Security Program on their knowledge and skills.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
The evaluator of the iEARN Photojournalism 2.104 Heritage, Hunger and Food Security Program will share the ways in students and educators in Pakistan, Tajikistan and the United States reported that participating in the iEARN Photojournalism 2.104 Heritage, Hunger and Food Security Program impacted their knowledge, understanding and skills.
The presenter will provide a brief overview of Program’s goals, the Program’s major components, and the evaluation purpose and methodology. The presenter will also share key findings about how the program impacted student and teacher’s (1) digital photography and online interactive technology proficiencies, (2) cross cultural knowledge and awareness (3) understandings of photojournalism and media; (4) understandings of local and global food systems, food as cultural heritage, and hunger and food security. Findings will also include how teachers reported the Program impacted their pedagogical knowledge and skills. Presentation of the evaluation findings will include student and educator descriptions of the Impact of the Program in their own words.