On-Campus

Supporting mother tongue literacy for refugees in Chad – Eunice Kua

Eunice Kua worked to help develop mother tongue literacy programs among Darfur refugees in eastern Chad prior to coming to CIE. She reflects on her experience and the issues it raised.

 

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A Revolutionary Practice of Community Storytelling for Social Change

CIE graduate Kathleen Cash (Ed.D. 1982) returned to Amherst for a Tuesday Dialogue to share her work using storytelling and narrative as a powerful method of changing the public conversation and behaviors around issues of HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, violence against women and girls, and children’s rights.

 

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Gretchen Rossman publishes new editions of her best-selling books on Qualitative Inquiry

Gretchen Rossman recently published new editions of Designing Qualitative Research and Introduction to Qualitative Research, both popular books for students learning about the process of qualitative research.

 

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Program review for Peace Corps in Moldova – Betsy Vegso

Betsy Vegso worked with Peace Corps in Moldova during the summer where she reviewed program and training functions and developed recommendations related to program management.

 

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University Support & Workforce Development in Afghanistan – Javid Mussawy

Sayed Ahmad Javid Mussawy spent the summer working to develop quality enhancement and accreditation procedures with the Ministry of Higher Education in Afghanistan.

 

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Bjorn Nordtveit publishes book on “Schools as Protection"

CIE faculty member Bjorn Nordtveit has authored a book on child protection titled Schools as protection?: Reinventing education in contexts of adversity, published by Springer in 2016.

 

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From Amherst and Back: A Thirty-year Reflection

Rob (M.Ed 1988) and Toon (Ed.D. 2007) Fuderich, both graduates of CIE joined the CIE community for a Tuesday Dialogue. Newly retired, they have returned from Uzbekistan to Amherst, which has been their intermittent home since 1985

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Pakistani Educator Leadership Training - Mei Lan Frame

Mei Lan Frame was the Lead Facilitator for a workshop on educational leadership for Pakistani educators pursuing Master’s degrees in education in the U.S. under the Teacher Education Master’s Scholarship Program (TEMSP), funded by USAID. This mid-program workshop was organized by World Learning and held from August 14 – 17, 2016 in Washington D.C.

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Kayla Boisvert Collected Data in Nepal on a Save the Children SUPER Fellowship

Kayla Boisvert spent a month in summer 2016 in Nepal working on a Save the Children project as a Save-University Partnership for Education Research (SUPER) Fellowship recipient.

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