Author Archives: ljhosman

About ljhosman

Laura Hosman is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Illinois Institute of Technology

Connecting the Chuuk Women’s Council Video

This video captures the initial setup of a computer lab at the Chuuk Women’s Council (CWC) in Chuuk, FSM, including interviews and initial trainings with the CWC staff, a brief overview of the software included on the laptops and a … Continue reading

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A Computer Lab for the Chuuk Women’s Council

Thanks to funding from the Internet Society Community Grant Program as well as from the Information Society Innovation Fund (isif.asia) a computer learning lab has been established at the Chuuk Women’s Council! Our goal in establishing a computer lab in the Chuuk … Continue reading

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Kicking off Teacher Technology Training with the Peace Corps Volunteers in Chuuk

A very exciting new chapter for the PISCES Project began last week when we met with three Peace Corps volunteers located in Chuuk, FSM. Pictured below, from left, are Ben Walter, Melody Alvarez, and Elana Meitler, who will be leading … Continue reading

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