Deepen your knowledge and cultural connections to the children and people of Ghana while developing a "response ability" as a multicultural, global and culturally responsive teacher or researcher. You will learn:

  • The role of African world views, heritage knowledge and culture in helping teachers research and develop strategies to address educational issues both in the United States and the world.
  • The connections between theories and practice that lead to local and globally-based teaching in diverse settings
  • The forgotten roots of African-American culture and history that will allow you to respond more thoughtfully and relevantly to African-American children and families.

Course Credit

3 credit hours

Program Costs

Program cost is $4,800 and includes tuition, airfare, accommodations, full English breakfasts each day and two dinners, all transportation, entry fees to monuments and sites, a tour guide, travel insurance, and associated retreat preparation costs.