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Fall 2016 MSTE Friday Lunch Series - Cuba, Education, and Scratch: Insights and Opportunities

Champaign , USA

Speaker Information:

Kate Williams

About the Talk:

What is Cuba's approach to literacy and computer literacy, and where might Scratch, and UIUC, enter the picture?

Associate Professor Kate Williams (iSchool, formerly GSLIS) co-authored a biography of Cuba's most senior leading librarian, Roots and Flowers: The Life and Work of Afro-Cuban Librarian Marta Terry González; brought Dr. Terry here as a MillerComm visitor in 2015; and is co-editing an issue of Library Trends about Cuba. Her research focuses on community informatics.

About MSTE Friday Lunches

The MSTE Friday Lunches take place during the Fall & Spring semesters. Join us weekly for presentations and informal dialogue on Math, Science, Technology, and/or Education.

Cost:

Free and open to the public.

Office for Mathematics, Science, & Technology Education (MSTE)

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