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    American Teachers and Students Visit Cixi Farm [TOAF]
    College of the Atlantic students in the Human Ecology Abroad in Taiwan course are among the first international visitors to the organic Danshui Cixin Freshwater Farm, where they drink tea, explore bee hives, and share a meal from food harvested on the farm.
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    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.