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This book aims to transform the disparate and often ineffective ways that teachers teach Africa in American higher education and to bridge the knowledge gap between the realities and the perceptions about the continent. By focusing our attention on the tertiary level, we expect to have a direct infl...

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Published in: Teaching Africa p. 1
Main Author: Brandon D. Lundy
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Indiana University Press 05-15-2013
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Summary: This book aims to transform the disparate and often ineffective ways that teachers teach Africa in American higher education and to bridge the knowledge gap between the realities and the perceptions about the continent. By focusing our attention on the tertiary level, we expect to have a direct influence on the overall education, media outlook, and societal impressions of Africa in the United States. Therefore, this book encourages a newly engaged global citizenship that recognizes the importance of transnational collaboration with the world’s second-largest and second most populous continent, surpassing one billion people. We respond directly to the ongoing institutional
ISBN: 9780253008152
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