Julie Feldman-Abe, Ph.D., Director of the Elementary Education Program and Director of the Center for Cultural Fluency is taking a group of students to China as part of a graduate study course:
EDU 199/299: Special Topics: Global Education in China. (Spring 2014)
Course participants are a diverse group of educators --graduate students, alumni, MSMC faculty/staff - interested in learning about Chinese culture through a focus on schooling. The course will use a text written by Education department faculty emeritus, Dr. Nancy Pine - Educating Young Giants: What Kids Learn and Don't Learn in the US and China. Participants will visit Shanghai, Beijing and Nanjing where they will visit Nanjing University and local K-12 schools and have dialogues with Chinese students and faculty.
Enrollment is still open! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you want more information.