Category Archives: Research

Posts that discuss background research done to prepare for experiences in Africa

5 Days to Go

Including today, I have just 5 days until I embark on this adventure. I’m still working through many last minute details but things are coming together. Housing in Kampala: My student and I will be staying at the home of … Continue reading

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Unexpected Glitches & International Phone Issues

I now have only 8 more days to go until I leave. I have made some progress towards gathering everything I need to pack but have also run into a few more glitches along the way. 1. Research Proposal: The … Continue reading

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21 Days and Counting

I’ve been trying to figure out how to get the VoiceThread video to post within the blog site without requiring the user to click on a link, like in the post below. I could do it by paying $58/year for … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Professor

Yesterday I decided to test out the VoiceThread (VT) technology that I would like to use to share my experiences in Africa. Click on the link below to view it. Granted, it is a bit lame but I’m sure you’ll … Continue reading

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Research in Uganda

One of the activities I hope to pursue while in Uganda is to conduct a pilot research project to assess the impact of safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education initiatives of Busoga Trust America in the Masindi District. It will … Continue reading

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A New Communication Tool: VoiceThread

As I mentioned in my “Beginnings” series of posts, I want to share this African experience with all of you as it unfolds.  The primary way I intend to do this is to use is VoiceThreads that will be embedded … Continue reading

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A Book, A Park, and A Hotel

I started reading a new book today, The Blue Sweater by Jacqueline Novogratz.  It is the story of a woman who was working in Africa when she sees a child wearing a sweater that she donated to GoodWill years before, … Continue reading

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