Dr. Mindi Rhoades and Dr. Kathy Trundle, faculty members in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the Ohio State University, traveled to Indonesia to teach summer courses for the 2013 USINTEC Dual Degree cohort.
Dr. Rhoades returned for the second time teaching in the USINTEC Dual Degree at Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES). This year, Dr. Rhoades co-taught the course Multicultural and Global Perspectives in Education with Dr. Dwi Anggani Linggar Bharati, professor at the English Teaching program at UNNES Semarang. She also visited USINTEC partners at Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha (UNDIKSHA) in Bali and gave talks to teachers and educators in the area.
This year also marked Dr. Kathy Trundle’s 2nd year of teaching USINTEC’s summer course for the Dual Degree program. Dr. Trundle has more than 25 years of experience in science education, teaching at every level from grade six through graduate school. Her course titled Diverse Research Approaches is co-taught with Dr. Ahmad Sofwan, a faculty member in Language Education at UNNES.
The summer courses in Indonesia is one of the key features in the USINTEC Dual Degree. Students who are enrolled in the program earn credits counted toward their dual degree. Readers can learn more at www.usintec.org