Faculty of Al-Alsun and Mass Communication Organizes Workshops at Al Salam Children’s Library
Faculty of Al-Alsun and Mass Communication Organizes Workshops at Al Salam Children’s Library3 Aug 2022
The Faculty of Al-Alsun and Mass Communication organized a two-day visit to Al Salam Children’s Library affiliated with Egypt’s Society for Culture and Development. Professor Hanan Kilani, Vice Dean for Community Service and Environment Development, together with a number of Faculty members, conducted several workshops on two consecutive days, July 25 and 26, 2022.
Dr. Ingy Emara, Associate Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Al Alsun presented a workshop on reading nutrition terms and labels in Arabic and English, in addition to providing useful information on proper nutrition. Dr. Maha Hamed, Assistant Professor of Linguistics led two workshops, one on presentation skills to all attendees, and another one on storytelling in Arabic for children. Two Al-Alsun teaching assistants, Nouran Zayed and Hana Mahgoub, conducted a workshop on macrame cord crafts for children.
On the second day, Professor Hanan Kilani conducted a brief seminar on the importance of education and the benefits of work for girls. She also gave a handicraft workshop on making beaded bracelets to the girls who designed their own bracelets at the end of the workshop. Mass Communication Department teaching assistant, Sara Magued led a workshop on the principles of photography for the boys.
Four students from the “Camera Techniques” course filmed the activities of the second day under the supervision of the course instructor, Professor Amr Galal. The best video produced will be presented to Egypt’s Society for Culture and Development.
At the end of the visit, the Faculty Community Service and Environment Development Committee members handed children’s stories translated into Arabic and English designed by Al-Alsun students, posters designed by Mass Communication students to raise awareness of proper nutrition and the importance of education, in addition to a collection of books in English for the library. Committee members also distributed questionnaires to the library supervisors asking their opinion regarding the essential services that the Faculty may offer in future visits.