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FIE Award Recipients 2010-11

England and Scotland

Maria Sanders and Laura Taggett, LSC-CyFair
The purpose of this trip is for a pre study abroad exploration to England (in particular, London/Hastings/Oxford/Canterbury/Stratford/Bristol/Cambridge) and Scotland (Edinburgh) in order to build a study abroad learning community opportunity in British Literature (ENGL 2322) and Introduction to Ethics (PHIL 2306) to be offered in Summer 2012.

France

Bertha Ibarra Parle, LSC-North Harris
The goal of this trip is to study history, culture, current events in French, while updating spoken French skills. A secondary reason is to explore the possibility of sending LSC intermediate French students for an immersion experience at the Centre d 'etudes Franco-Americain. This relationship with CEFA may attract more students to the intermediate French program, which is disappearing, due to lack of enrollment.

Greece

James Brown and Michael Fey, LSC-CyFair
The purpose of this trip is to establish a Learning Community consisting of GOV 2302 and HUM 1301 and to explore the availability of housing and classroom space, and to preliminarily invite academicians and government officials of Greece in participating in a Learning Community consisting of Government 2302, taught by Dr. James Brown, and Humanities 1301, taught by Dr. Michael Fey, for Lone Star College - CyFair.

Panama

Ruben Howard, LSC-CyFair
The purpose of this trip is to internationalize the logistics/business curriculum through exploring Panama. This opportunity will increase the student's knowledge through an understanding of logistics goods movement and international trade between the United States and Panama. Planning on getting an overview of the Panama Canal to compare and contrast with the Port of Houston. 

Tanzania

Lori Richter, LSC-CyFair
The purpose of this trip is to internationalize the curriculum for psychology classes and to develop a study abroad program for Psychology 2301 (General Psychology) in Tanzania with a service learning component. Among the major goals for the trip is to identify an established organization, preferably for orphans and vulnerable children, to work with as a service learning component of the course. 

Thailand

Nancy Lim, LSC-North Harris
The goal of this trip is to develop a study abroad program in Pharmacy Technology for American students, faculty members, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacists. Thailand is chosen because Dr. Lim has established relationships with organizations and institutions of higher education. The proposed activity will increase the program participants' global perspective of pharmacy practice in a developing country like Thailand.

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