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ERIC Number: EJ816987
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISSN: ISSN-0146-3934
Study Abroad in West Africa: An Interdisciplinary Program of International Education
Lowe, Tony B.; Dozier, Cheryl D.; Hunt-Hurst, Patricia; Smith, Bettye P.
College Student Journal, v42 n3 p738-747 Sep 2008
This article describes development of an interdisciplinary study abroad program to West Africa at the University of Georgia to help students gain a global perspective. The program is interdisciplinary with several disciplines including social work, clothing and textile, history, and teacher education. This article discusses/highlights a need for a study abroad program to West Africa, development of an interdisciplinary program, program content, learning activities, benefits/outcomes, and challenges in developing an interdisciplinary program in a developing country.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Georgia; Ghana