ERIC Number: EJ816987
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
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.
Descriptors: International Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Global Approach, Program Content, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Social Work, Program Development, Teacher Education, History Instruction, Learning Activities, Developing Nations, Student Journals, Textiles Instruction, Clothing Instruction, College School Cooperation, Service Learning
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Georgia; Ghana