My session is about the process of integrating Media Literacy Course in Curriculum of Higher Education Institutions in Kyrgyzstan. I will share with my experience and lessons learned from integrating Media Literacy course in Curriculums of 12 Higher Educational Institutions in Kyrgyzstan. I will address the issue of Curriculum development, challenges of adapting and localizing Media Literacy Course in the context of Kyrgyzstan, difficulties in introducing new course to Media Curriculum of universities, bureaucratic barriers in updating and modernizing curriculums of higher educational institutions. Problems of developing new course and new teaching methodologies and course evaluation methods in local context.
The attendees of AMICAl Conference can expect to take away from my session the following:
Challenges in developing a new course in the context of Kyrgyzstani higher educational institutions
Lessons learned in integrating Media Literacy Course in Curriculums of universities
Overcoming difficulties and bureaucratic barriers in introducing new course into existing curriculums and in updating and modernizing old curriculums
Localizing and adapting courses in a non-Western context: a case study of Kyrgyzstan
Teaching local faculty how to develop new courses and how to localize and adapt new courses in their local educational institutions
Teaching local faculty how to use new technologies and teaching methodologies to deliver new course