How Transatlantic Workshops and Field Trips Can Make German-American University-Partnerships an Active Learning Space

Ten-day workshops and field trips had a key role in the partnership between a university of applied sciences in East Germany and a small private liberal arts college in North Carolina. This case study evaluates activities and programs from the involved faculty´s perspective. The authors look at the underlying institutional process, they discuss organization and content of the programs, and reflect the learning experiences of the participating students. Conclusions are drawn for a further program development and with regard to internationalization strategies


workshops, North Carolina, Lernen


Prof. Dr. Joachim Bröcher

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Gebäude Helsinki - HEL 209


01.06.2009 - 30.06.2014

Partnerinnen und Partner

  • Prof. Dr. Katherine Pasour, Prof. Dr. Janet Painter und Prof. Dr. Kim Matthews von der Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, North Carolina
  • Prof. Dr. Joyce H. Davis

Institution der EUF

Abteilung Pädagogik und Didaktik zur Förderung der emotionalen und sozialen Entwicklung


Landesmittel Sachsen-Anhalt und Landesmittel North Carolina