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Home after an amazing week

Posted by H. Lori Schnieders on Sunday, December 8, 2013,
We arrived home after a long trip! You will have to ask one of the US Crossing Borders folks about our adventure coming home! The week was filled with research, writing, storming and norming, making friends, eating and did I mention eating? and laughter. We learned we are not so different even though our cultures are many -- as I love saying we all smile in the same language and we certainly didd a lot of that. I will post some of the research once the papers are finalized. Check back for my ...
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Coming to the end of the week!

Posted by H. Lori Schnieders on Thursday, December 5, 2013,
This is what the canals are like at Christmas in Holland. Today is St. Nicholas day, kind of like Christmas Eve for us :-). The Crossing Borders students are finalizing their papers and we will be headed back down east Saturday :-) lots of memories but ready to come home.


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Half way through

Posted by H. Lori Schnieders on Wednesday, December 4, 2013,
We have finished the group presentations! All four groups were amazing :-) it is evident that all the hard work is paying off. I have enjoyed getting to know my international students in the same way I've enjoyed having Chelsea, Jesse, Taylor and Colby in class on campus.
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Crossing Borders 2013

Posted by H. Lori Schnieders on Sunday, December 1, 2013,

Crossing Borders is an international module focusing on ways to cross borders and bring-down barriers. The participants are students from  The University of Maine at Machias in the USA;  The Hochschule Mittweida  a university of applied sciences in the district of Mittweida, Saxony, Germany; The department of social work and social care;  Bergen University College students and faculty from Health and Social Science, Bergen Norway; and Inholland University  of applied sciences and professional...


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