Lessons

Lesson One: Building Communities and Homes Abroad Dr. Roseanne Mirabella and Maribel Roman Purpose: Build on student’s experiences with nonprofit organizations to gain an understanding of the critical role nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) play in developing civil societies. Learn the role of civil society in promoting human rights and how civil society, through NGOs work to address human rights issues. Go to the full lesson ››  Lesson Two: Human Development on the Arabian Peninsula Ambassador S. Azmat Hassan and Prof. Greer Burroughs Purpose: The focus of this workshop is the underdevelopment of human resources, particularly women, and the impact this has had on the Arab world. U.S. relations and interests in Saudia Arabia will be explored in the context of this issue. Go to the full lesson ›› Lesson Three: Challenges in the Developing World and the Role the U.S. Should Play Dr. Amadu Jacky Kaba and Prof. Greer Burroughs Purpose: This workshop explores challenges common to developing countries and issues surrounding foreign aid by studying the West African nation of Niger. Specific attention will be paid to the lack of educational opportunities, particularly for females and the impact of this on society. Go to the full lesson ››