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Engineering Teaching and Research with High School Learners in Kenya

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Eldoret, Kenya
Course # SA 10524
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2019 05/10/19 to 06/08/19

Program Leader

Name Jennifer DeBoer

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed

Program Description


This course is designed for students in Engineering, Education, Agriculture, Science/Technology and other related majors from Purdue University. The course is designed to broaden students’ design, research, and global skills by engaging them in a multicultural and academic experience in the Rift Valley region of Kenya.

The course has five core learning objectives:

(1) design and measure learning activities in engineering/STEM education outreach

(2) design research instruments used in engineering/STEM education studies

(3) create and test market research instruments to scope local community-based engineering problems

(4) design and implement entrepreneurial strategies as a community-based engineering consultant

(5) intercultural competence.




You will need to submit a 500-word essay about why you should be considered for this program.  Please email this to:

Jennifer DeBoer at

or Dhinesh Radhakrishnan at

Program Cost

The course program cost is all-inclusive and covers 6 credits, in-country transportation, housing, most meals, international health insurance, and multiple excursions during the 4 weeks in Kenya.



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