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Scholars Day: April 10, 2013

Ghana Overseas Program: Learning Experience Outside the Classroom

Through discussion, powerpoints and videos the panel of Brockport students and their supervising faculty will share their experiences abroad. Their presentations will include information about the people of Ghana, the tension between Christianity and traditional belief systems, modernity and tradition in Africa, dance, music, everyday encounters and experiences. It will document and underline how teaching occurs anywhere where learning takes place; and that this sometimes occurs in a vivid and overwhelming manner outiside classrooms.

Presenters: Dre Johnson (Undergraduate Student)
Jean Kachiga (Faculty)
Tony Rich (Graduate Student)
Tanya Shimek (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: International Studies
Location: 215 Hartwell
Time: 2:30 pm (Session IV)
Please note that presentation times are approximate. If you are interested in attending sessions with multiple presentations, please be in the room at the start of the session.