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ERIC Number: EJ757835
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Pages: 14
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ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
Border Crossings: Engaging Students in Diversity Work and Intergroup Relations
Rose, Susan D.; Bylander, Joyce
Innovative Higher Education, v31 n5 p251-264 Mar 2007
As an innovative model for diversity education, Dickinson College designed the "Crossing Borders" program to encourage culturally diverse students to live, work, and study together in multiple contexts both within the United States and abroad. Envisioning a series of crossings, the program brings together up to 20 students from Dickinson College, a predominantly White Institution, and Xavier University, Dillard College, and Spelman College, three Historically Black Colleges/Universities, to spend 4 weeks studying together in Cameroon. West Africa. Students then study at Dickinson for one semester and at one of the Historically Black Colleges/Universities for one semester.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Cameroon; United States