Category Archives: Classroom Experiences

The Spirit of Florence (Ashley Polomis)

One of the classes I took here in Florence was History of Christianity.  I signed up for it because I needed it for a GS level and I certainly did not expect to really take much from it.  Throughout the … Continue reading

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Finals: Ireland Style (Katie Riesterer)

On 12 December 2011, I will be taking three exams.  The first, Set Dancing, will be quite pleasant as this exam is taken with the help of fifteen other classmates.  I dance the lady component alongside my dance partner and together … Continue reading

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Relationships in Australia (Jaime Kamps-Duac)

Original post date: 02 November Today begins my last day of courses here at USC. My semester has flown by faster than I could have imagined. Currently I am a few hundred words away from completing my last assignment for … Continue reading

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UL, SNC, and the Future (Ken Rideout)

I figured it might be time for a post about some of the classes I am taking over here in Limerick.  I may have touched on the subject of class structure in an earlier post but I plan on going into more … Continue reading

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Educational Experiences in Australia (Nikki Graf)

Studying abroad in relation to my major was easy for me. Although it was initially a concern for me about being behind with my major’s coursework, Macquarie University is a large school with many options to choose from. Personally, I … Continue reading

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Classroom Experiences (Jenny LeMere)

My classes in Ecuador are extremely difficult for me.  Today I had two presentations, one went well and the other was terrible.  I worked with a partner who did not do what she said she would for the project and she … Continue reading

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Spanish (Laura Gordon)

Throughout my time here in Spain I have been comparing and contrasting my study abroad academic experience with my friends’ academic experiences solely out of curiosity. They are all very similar besides one major factor: ALL CLASSES IN SPAIN ARE … Continue reading

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You Want Me to Call You by Your First Name, Professor? (Susan Hiller)

Australian classroom etiquette is very different from that at St. Norbert College.  The main difference that I have not adjusted to and I don’t think that I will adjust to is calling our teachers by our first names.  It just … Continue reading

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UCC The School to Be (Jenny Cheke)

My very first experience in an Irish classroom was a huge success. My professor was wonderful. She was so helpful and understanding. The first day of class she made us very aware that we can go to her for anything, … Continue reading

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Classroom Experiences in Dublin (Amanda Leick)

I found that when studying abroad the educational system/ classroom experience is relatively different from being in the United States. It is hard joining a class because the people in each class have been together for three years now and … Continue reading

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