Share Paper: Youth Projects and Digital Stories from Turkmenistan

  1. Melda N. Yildiz, Kean University, United States
  2. Guncha Komekova, US Public Affairs, Turkmenistan
  3. Akmyrat Tuyliyev, Student, Turkmenistan
Tuesday, March 8 11:50 AM-12:10 PM Oaklands

Abstract: This presentation is for teacher educators and K12 teachers who would like to integrate global education, 21st Century skills and new media in education, it outlines my experiences as a Fulbright Scholar, media literacy and educational technology in Turkmenistan; offers creative strategies for producing media with youth; and showcases their projects and digital stories from Central Asia. The research participants deconstructed and assessed the national and local curriculum and standards; presented their curriculum projects such as video documentaries reflecting not only on their stories but also international issues and perspectives through their online contact to global community and documented their ...