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‘Talk what others think you can’t talk’: HIV/AIDS clubs as peer education in Ugandan schools
The clubs will do peer education; the clubs will be a forum for affected students to share their experiences. (HIV/AIDS Technical Advisor, Ministry of Education, 4 October 2004) The clubs extend what we do in the ...
ICT on the Margins: Lessons for Ugandan Education
(Language and Education, 2007)
In this end piece, we argue that while this special issue shifts debates on the digital divide to address students’ capacity to use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for productive social purposes, access ...
Meeting the Challenge of Health Literacy in Rural Uganda: The Critical Role of Women and Local Modes of Communication
(Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2007)
This article seeks to better understand the relation between local and traditional modes of communication and health literacy within the context of a rural West Nile community in Northern Uganda. Drawing on social semiotics ...
Analogies, Metaphors, and Similes for HIV/AIDS Among Ugandan Grade 11 Students
(Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2007)
This article looks at the importance of student-generated analogies, metaphors, and similes as an entry point into their understandings of HIV/AIDS. In addition, it argues that analogies, metaphors, and similes are good ...
Experiments in Visual Analysis: (Re)positionings of children and youth in relation to Larger Sociocultural Issues
One of the most distinctive features of the 21st Century is the dominance of the visual and its relationship to multiple modalities of communication. Human experience is more visual and visualized than ever before ...
Building Scientific Literacy in HIV/AIDS Education: A case study of Uganda
The term scientific literacy is defined differently in different contexts. The term literacy simply refers to the ability for one to read and write, but recent studies in language literacy have extended this definition. ...