Sabbatical in Ghana
While on sabbatical this 2013/3014 academic year, I have been researching on the various ways in which perspectives of educators in America are similar or different from those of educators in Ghana. One of my accomplishments in connection with this endeavor is in the form of a presentation I made at the National Association of […]
Kakum National Park is one of the best known national parks in Ghana; it is in the southern part of Ghana, in what is known as the Central Region. The Park was first established in 1990 from an area of 350 square kilometers to the north of Cape Coast and Elmina near the small town […]
While on sabbatical, I am also preparing for an upcoming course. In January 2015, I will be teaching a J-term course ~ SERVICE-LEARNING ACROSS CULTURES: SERVE WHILE YOU LEARN ABOUT CULTURES OF GHANA. Students enrolled in this course will travel with me to Ghana to serve and learn about cultures of Ghana. See file attached Flyer-3. […]
Just a few images of one of the beaches near my sabbatical host University, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
Meet my M.Phil students. We are in my office discussing Education and Social Stratification. This course is a level 800 course, designed for Masters students specializing in Sociology of Education. The course description and some of the topics we covered are as follows: EFO 831. EDUCATION and SOCIAL STRATIFICATION Social scientists see reciprocal relationships […]
Learn some Dagaare as you enjoy these beautiful images. The Dagaare names of the pictures are provided with translations. Zuonpong – porcupine Wuo – Elephant Suong – Firewood carrier Saaluong – Okra (aka Okro in Ghana) Kpangkpoli – hen without feathers Mwaanga – Monkey Kolokolo Daah – Male Turkey Gaahri […]
I am home at last and loving every bit of my stay in Ghana. I never thought summer 2013 would be here … but it has come and gone. My last visit to Ghana prior to my arrival here on July 23, 2013, was in the summer of 2003. For ten years, I planned to […]