[lg policy] VOA Hausa; Literacy Day; comp sci; "language barrier"

dzo at bisharat.net dzo at bisharat.net
Sun Oct 2 14:29:34 EDT 2016


Three recent blog posts on Beyond Niamey, plus 2 more on Multidisciplinary Perspectives that may be of interest to some on this list:

Beyond Niamey

1) VOA Hausa Digital Content Editor (a job posting and the potential to upgrade Hausa text to Boko orthography) 6 September 2016
http://niamey.blogspot.com/2016/09/voa-hausa-digital-content-editor.html

2) International Literacy Day: Let them write! (literacy is more than just reading - in part an answer to criticism of literacy programs in African languages) 8 September 2016
http://niamey.blogspot.com/2016/09/international-literacy-day-let-them.html

3) Internationalizing computer science in Africa (internationalization of higher education as an avenue to promoting internationalization of the computer science curriculum?) 30 September 2016
http://niamey.blogspot.com/2016/09/internationalizing-computer-science-in.html

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

4) Literacy Day double take (there were 2 literacy days this year, one of them for indigenous literacy in Australia) 8 September 2016
http://donosborn.org/blog/?p=744

5) Reimagining “language barrier” (a plea to reframe "barrier" as a "gap" or "divide" to be bridged, rather than as something to be "broken") 15 September 2016
http://donosborn.org/blog/?p=785

Don Osborn, PhD
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