Lewis Presents Research at Symposium in Bogota, Columbia

Lewis University Presents Research at Symposium in Bogota, Columbia

Published: July 16, 2018.

Several Lewis University faculty and a doctoral candidate presented their insights during a Lasallian international institute June 14 and 15, at the Universidad de La Salle in Bogota, Colombia.

Dr. Erica Davila, Dr. Jung Kim, and Michael Dieter presented “Critical Pedagogy in Two Lasallian Educational Settings. Davila and Kim are professors in the College of Education. Dieter is working on his doctoral degree in education.

Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, College of Arts and Sciences, presented “Placed-based Learning: Nearby and Far Away.” He focused on the methodology of teaching using historic sites, museums, and in the travel study format.

Dr. Scott Kerth, College of Business, presented in the poster session, “Embracing Association and Maintaining Social Justice While Engaging a Culturally Diverse Study Body.”

“This was an incredible opportunity to meet and share our educational approaches with Lasallian educators from other countries,” Cremin said. Participants came from countries including Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Chile and the United States. La Salle

Cremin continued, “Our Lasallian partners were extremely outgoing and welcoming. They have an excellent campus and many innovative programs.”

Lewis University is an innovative and entrepreneurial Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.

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