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Chapter 3: Travel courses.

The city of Rome was our classroom, although we had prepared for the adventure through reading in a variety of disciplines, from archaeology to the classics to contemporary fiction. Each contributed uniquely to our understanding of "The Eternal City." Yet no history text, no personal memoir, no travel guide could replace walking the city, meeting its people, and savoring the flavors of its food. Our Faculty Institute featured these elements. From this model of an Institute in Rome, we learned a pedagogy that can work in Atlanta, Berlin, or Cairo.

2005 Rome Faculty Institute participants, David and Louisa Franklin

Young Harris College

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Author:Ochs, Joy
Publication:Shattering the Glassy Stare: Implementing Experiential Learning in Higher Education
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Date:Jan 1, 2008
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