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This 5 week service-learning trip will explore the culture, language, and geography of Guatemala. The service-learning project will include supporting a primary school for children with diverse learning needs. We will study the language and culture from native Guatemalans. On the weekends, we will travel the countryside and meet people from diverse backgrounds, and we will visit a variety of natural wonders.
Climbing an active volcano,
exploring the beautiful waters of Lake Atitlan,
walking the streets of Antigua to learn about the rich culture of Guatemala,
visiting Mayan ruins,
and traveling to a variety of other historically and ecologically significant sites throughout the country.
Michael R. Fraas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders. He obtained his B.A. from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Fraas’ areas of research interest include cognitive rehabilitation following acquired brain injury, examining the needs of brain injury survivors through narrative-based methods, and the impact of concussion on cognitive and motor speech performance.