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Caribbean Teachers

Thanks to a grant from the U.S. State Department, USF is giving almost forty teachers from Haiti and the Dominican Republic a summer school education in democracy. This week's University Beat joins the teachers-turned-students as they learn both inside and outside the classroom.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

Dr. Bárbara Cruz, USF Professor of Social Science Education, talks about how various departments and organizations around USF are contributing to the program, the kinds of students the teachers are, and how they celebrated July 4.

Teacher/student Kenel Joseph explains how he teaches English to his fellow Haitians both in the classroom and on a weekly radio show (www.radioibo.ht/live).


Teacher/student Angelina Garcés Arias talks about how faculty from USF's English Language Institute are helping during "Democracy and Diversity."

For more information

Dr. Bárbara Cruz, USF Professor of Social Science Education
E-mail: cruz@tempest.coedu.usf.edu or 813-974-2817



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