Module One: Exploring the Diversity of Africa
PURPOSE: This first module will introduce you to Africa in a manner which convinces you of the importance of studying the continent. Four themes which inform the entire eight week unit will be introduced in this session.
Module Two: Learning about Africa
PURPOSE: Learning about Africa continues your introduction to Africa on two fronts: first, through a further exploration and elucidation of your current knowledge of Africa; and second, through establishing what you would like to learn about Africa.
Module Three: Examining Africa’s Diversity
PURPOSE: Module three is a collection of images meant to illustrate Africa’s diversity, rich history, and global connections, and to question some of the common stereotypes about Africa.
Module Four: Examining Africa’s Global Connections
PURPOSE: Module Four is meant to provide you with a brief introduction to two of our themes: the richness and diversity of African history, and Africa’s global connections.