ANTHRO 497: Anthropological Archaeology

Instructor: Lisa Young, Anthropology, LSA Partner: Susan Secakuku, Hopi Tribe, Arizona Term:  Fall 2014, Fall 2015 During the Fall 2014 semester, Anthrarc 497 students conducted research and developed a digital archive on agricultural seeds collected in 1935 from the Hopi Reservation – currently housed in the University of Michigan, Museum of Anthropological Archaeology (UMMAA). Although there…

Radiology Electives

Instructor: Leslie Quint, Radiology, Medical School Partner: Zarina Lockhat,  University of Pretoria, South Africa Term: Fall 2014 As part of a series of the Radiology monthly elective modules, this pilot project proposes to collaborate on four modules with faculty and students at the University of Pretoria. Students at both institutions work through online didactic materials…

PNE 403: Community Health Nursing

Instructor: Judith Policicchio, Community Health Nursing, School of Nursing Partner: Nthabiseng Phaladze, University of Botswana Term: Fall 2018 Based on the success of previous Community Health Nursing courses including videoconferencing with partners in Haiti and India, this project proposes to expand the scope of the global community health course to include partners in Botswana with a focus…

SOC 295 / IND STUDY: Sociology of the Body, Sociology of Suffering

Instructor: Luis Sfeir-Younis, LSA Sociology Partner: Carlos Yañez Canal, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Manizales Term: Fall 2013, Winter 2014  This project has two interrelated components.  Continuing with a pilot to establish an international undergraduate research group to explore the sociology of the body, Sfeir-Younis and Yañez Canal proposed to continue this effort in F2013-W2014. In addition…

FRENCH 272: Algerian War in Film

Instructor: George Hoffman, LS&A French Literature Partner: Houda Achli, University of Mentouri, Constantine, Algeria Term:  Winter 2014 U-M students study the Algerian War through film with each student investigating a particular aspect and creating an essay to add to the class website on the Algerian War.  Goal is to engage with students in Algeria who…

Weekly Neuropsychology Case Conference

Instructor: Bruno Giordani, Psychiatry/Neurology/Psychology; U-M Medical School & LS&A Partners: Janet Nakigudde, PhD, Makerere University; Kampala, Uganda Term: Winter 2014 American students will greatly benefit from these experiences, as they will see a much wider range of medical problems and complications than they would see at the University of Michigan. They will also have the opportunity to…

EDT 210: Technology in the Future Course Example

Instructor: Stein Brunvand, School of Education, U-M Dearborn Partner: Reuben Dlamini, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Term: Winter 2014 Live and recorded presentations by faculty on educational technologies combined with student discussions via videoconferencing and text backchannels (foster open exchange) and joint work sessions in and out of class. Students are active contributors to a…

LING 497: Linguistic Fieldwork – interviews with expert linguists on under-documented languages

Instructor: Carmel O’Shannessy, Linguistics, LSA Partners: Various, including UT Austin, University of Melbourne, University of London, and Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Term: Winter 2013, Winter 2014 10-12 graduate and senior undergraduate students undertake independent linguistic fieldwork in this course, usually on undocumented or under-documented languages and typically in remote areas of the world.…

MOD GREEK 201 & 202: Greek Language and Culture

Students in Modern Greek courses engage in Cultural Conversations with college students in Greece who are learning English as a second (or third) language. Conversations are based on students’ analysis of the results of a cultural questionnaire that both groups have answered.  The survey is based on the MIT Cultura project and customized to address “hot topics” (topics of cultural clash) between the two cultures.