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Presentation about my Fulbright experience in Jordan

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  • 1. 2010 Jordan Fulbright GPA Dave Harms
  • 2. Penta 2003
    • Frank Lenz and I designed the World Issues course as a Social Studies elective
    • I studied in West Africa in 2001
    • Contacted by Dr. Fisher and Dr. Kubow of BGSU
    • Designed five lesson plans on Africa for publication
  • 3. Fulbright-Hayes GPA 2010
    • Pilot 2008 – 4 teachers from the Toledo School for the Arts
    • Grant awarded May 2010
      • 4 teachers, 4 graduate students, and 4 undergraduate students
      • Two week pre-departure, month visit, three lesson plans
  • 4. Pre-departure Training
    • Included…
    • Arabic Language
    • Arabic History
    • Arabic Culture
    • Human Rights
    • Religion
    • Globalization
  • 5. Frankfort
    • 2 Day Flight
    • Fulbright Requires American Airline
    • 12 hour layover in Frankfort
  • 6. Jordan
    • US Ally for 60 years
    • Education Capital of Arab World
    • Attacked in 2005 by Al Qaida for being too Western
    • King Abdullah II
  • 7. Former English Colony Signs in Arabic and English Many People in Amman Speak English
  • 8.
    • Women Covered
    • Men and Women Do Not Publically Socialize
    • Honor Killings
  • 9. Iraqi Palestinian Jordanian
  • 10. Traditional Bride Price Marriage and Family Values
  • 11. Roman Ruins
  • 12. Petra Crusade Castles
  • 13. KFC, Pizza Hut, McDonalds, Subway….. American Influence
  • 14. Western Backlash
  • 15. Traditional Bedouin Culture
  • 16. Natural Wonders
  • 17. Islam National Religion Islamic Studies Required Curriculum
  • 18. Environmental Disasters
  • 19.
    • Middle East Timeline Assignment
    • Save The Dead Sea PSA Assignment
    • Tragedy of the Commons/ Jordanian Water Theft PowerPoint Assignment
    Third Stage – Three Lesson Plans
  • 20. Next Steps Implement and Revise Lesson Plans for Penta’s World Issues Classes Presentation to Toledo Phi Delta Kappa Presentation at Penta’s Connecting with Colleagues Adapt lessons for online delivery

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