2009 Fulbright-Hays GPA, Morocco: Curriculum Units
In 2009, 13 teachers traveled to Morocco with the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA)program at UCLA African Studies Center. Following their trip, they developed Curriculum Modules that they would use in their classrooms.
In the summer of 2009, the UCLA African Studies Center Fulbright-Hays GPA program took 13 teachers to Morroco. Project participants received intensive Arabic language instruction with seminars on Moroccan culture and society supplemented by site visits and daily interaction with the local population to create a multidimensional, dynamic learning environment. The project was based in the iconic Moroccan city of Fes, with organized excursions to Agadir, Marrakesh, Meknes, and other places that illustrate the multicultural diversity of Morocco.
Following the program, participants produced curriculum modules , which they would use in their classrooms. Below is a list of the individual curriculum units by title.
- A Moroccan Virtual Field Trip
- An Introduction to Islam
- English words of Arabic Origin
- Rights and Obligations of a Citizen in a Democratic Society
- Characteristics of a Civilization
- Women’s Folk Traditions in North African Literature
- African American Culture and History
- Memoirs, Historical Literature and Literary Response
- Unity Examined Through Art: Islam and the Trans-Saharan Trade
- Morocco: Its History and Culture
- Morocco: Its People, Their Country, Their Arts
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Published: Wednesday, October 20, 2010