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Intercultural Communication In Ecuador

Education in Ecuador

ECUADOR | Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | Views [279] | Comments [1]

                Today in class we discussed the impact of cultural differences on education in Ecuador. I liked that through this discussion we were able to apply many of the things we saw at the CEDEI school ... Read more >

Cajas National Park

ECUADOR | Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | Views [352]

                There is no other way to describe my time at Cajas National Park other then surreal. Cajas National Park is the smallest of 10 national parks in Ecuador, but ... Read more >

Migration's Effect on Ecuador

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | Views [604]

                Wile discussing the economy of Ecuador, one of the things I was surprised to learn was that one of the largest exports of the country is people. We learned that ... Read more >

Ecuadorian Health Care: A combination of Holistic and Biomedical Techniques

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | Views [263] | Comments [1]

                Our focus today was Ecuadorian medicine and health care. We discussed medicine in such a way that cultural patterns have an impact on health care. There are ... Read more >

Media in Ecuador

ECUADOR | Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | Views [161]

                Today our discussions in class focused on Ecuador's media and the role media plays in our perceptions. Many of the places from which we get our ideas of cultures ... Read more >

Ziplining, Cañar, and Ingapirca - Oh My!

ECUADOR | Sunday, 5 Jan 2014 | Views [321]

                This has been such a busy weekend! Yesterday morning we went zip lining just outside of Cuenca. There were seven different lines that we did, three being over ... Read more >

Class Connections

ECUADOR | Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | Views [165] | Comments [1]

             Today was our second day of class, and I have to say I love having a daily routine here in Cuenca. Our host family's home is only a 15 minute walk from the CEDEI school so it is very easy to go back and ... Read more >

Happy New Year!

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 1 Jan 2014 | Views [260]

After a long trip to Cuenca from Riobamba, Jenny and I finally got our host family yesterday afternoon.  Our host mother is Sandra, a business woman, the host brother name Andrés  who is 23, and a host sister Dominica who is 12. The ... Read more >


ECUADOR | Sunday, 29 Dec 2013 | Views [132] | Comments [1]

                This morning we departed Otavalo to visit Quito, the capital of Ecuador. About an hour into our drive to Quito at the Equator line known as the "Middle of the Earth" where we were all able ... Read more >

Adventures in Otavalo

ECUADOR | Saturday, 28 Dec 2013 | Views [255]

                On Saturdays, virtually all of Otavalo turns into an open air market, but we spent most of our morning exploring the Plaza de los Ponchos. Two other students ... Read more >

Photos: Ecuador

ECUADOR | Sunday, 22 Dec 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Pre-Service Blog

USA | Sunday, 22 Dec 2013 | Views [212]

            The term "culture" is used to describe patterns seen uniting a group of people. These patterns can be observed in the way families interact, in the traditions and beliefs held by a group ... Read more >

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