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Service Learning in Dublin, Ireland
AHE 437 International Adult Education Service Learning In Ireland (5 credits)
Approximate dates for pre-travel campus coursework:
Travel to Dublin this winter and participate in a service learning experience in an international adult education setting.
Learn more about this program:
Students will collaborate with international community and adult learning providers to design and/or facilitate adult education workshops to accomplish local educational goals. Pre-Fieldwork coursework also offers comparative analysis of international adult education policies and practices
View the 2016 Itinerary: AHE 437 ITINERARY DUBLIN_winter_2016.docx
Dr. Debora has been an instructor in the Adult and Higher Education since 2010 and is also a 2005 alumni of the program. Her first trip to Ireland was a graduation gift for achieving an MS in Education from Western in 2005. Since then she has made over 8 trips to Ireland to explore her Irish–American heritage and explore the cultural wonders of Dublin, a UNESCO city of literature.
She received a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Portland State University with a specialization in postsecondary, adult and continuing education. Her research focus is on academic identity development, academic socialization and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Her research also focuses on the experiences of underrepresented adult learners with higher education.
She is currently Western Washington University’s Student Retention and Initiatives Manager. In 2014 she designed and facilitated workshops for the AONTAS Adult Learning festival in collaboration with the Adult Education Association of Ireland, National Literacy Association of Ireland and the National Library of Ireland.
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