Maria Julia Bello PhD.

 Maria Bello

Contact Information

Illinois Strategic International PartnershipsPartnerships
507 E. Green Street, Suite 401 (MC-417)
Champaign, IL 61820
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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Bello, J, C. Butler, R. Radavich, A. York, C. Oseto, K. Orvis, and B.R. Pittendrigh "Genomics Analogy Model for Educators (G.A.M.E.): VELCRO analogy model to enable the learning of DNA arrays for visually impaired and blind students" Science Education Review 6 2007, p. 1-12.
Expanding the impact of practical scientific concepts in developing nations through an inclusive and participatory virtual knowledge ecosystem The Journal of the World Universities Forum 3 4 2010.
Scientific Animations Without Borders: an international online approach for building applicable scientific educational materials for use on cell phones and the Internet in developing nations The International Journal of Science in Society 2 4 2011.
Gender and farmer field schools in food and agricultural production systems in select crops and regions of West Africa The International Journal of Science in Society 2 4 2011.
Scientific Animations Without Borders: A new approach to capture, preserve and share indigenous knowledge The Journal of World Universities Forum 5 2 2012.
Animated videos as a learning tool in developing nations: A pilot study of three animations in Maradi and surrounding areas in Niger The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries 55 6 2012.
Scientific Animations Without Borders and communities of practice: promotion and pilot deployment of educational materials for low-literate learners around Adama (Ethiopia) by Adama Science and Technology University The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries 56 4 2013.
The prospect of animated videos in agriculture and health: A case study in Benin International Journal of Education and Development using ICT 9 3 2013.
Does rural migration empower or disempowered women? Journal of Nigerian Studies 2013.
Effectiveness of cell phones as an educational tool: A case study in southeastern Nigeria International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Research 2013.

Book Contributions

IPM-omics: from genomics to extension for integrated pest management of cowpea Enhancing cowpea value chains through research advances. Proceedings of the 5th World Cowpea Research Conference, 26 September – 1 October 2010 Saly, Senegal IPM-omics: from genomics to extension for integrated pest management of cowpea 2013.
Scientific Animations without Borders: an international collaborative approach for building applicable scientific educational materials for use on cell phones, and the Internet in developing nations Enhancing cowpea value chains through research advances. Proceedings of the 5th World Cowpea Research Conference, 26 September – 1 October 2010 Saly, Senegal Scientific Animations without Borders: an international collaborative approach for building applicable scientific educational materials for use on cell phones, and the Internet in developing nations 2013.