Stories:

  • NEWS
    Why Teach in Taiwan? Reflections on immersive learning
    From December 2016 to March 2017, nine students from eight countries joined education faculty member Bonnie Tai in Taiwan. For the first three weeks, Suzanne Morse, botany faculty member, was with the class, called Human Ecology Abroad in Taiwan, or HEAT. Students studied Mandarin, explored local food systems, participated in several forms of intercultural education, including a primary school of the indigenous Rukai community, wrote travel essays and epistolary poetry, and interviewed residents about the Japanese occupation, among other independent studies.
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    Conscience, Culture, and Conflict in the Foothills of the Himalayas
    Ursa Beckford ’17 reflects on his fall term residency in Mussoorie, India—”Queen of the Hills”—a north Indian hill station in Uttarakhand, northwest of Nepal and southwest of Tibet, at College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum.
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    Portland Stories
    Maine resident Marjolaine Whittlesey ’05 is the Teaching Artist Associate at The Telling Room, a nonprofit writing center for students ages six to eighteen in Portland, Maine, which recently received one of a dozen National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards from First Lady Michelle Obama.

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