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Western Kentucky University

Faculty-Led Study Abroad


Winter 2015
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Watch for announcements about Winter 2015.


Dr. David Coffey led several study abroad programs to Ecuador.  He was scheduled to lead a spring program, but illness forced him to hand the program over to other faculty.  Dr. Coffey passed away on March 20th.  His dedication to his students and his love for learning enabled many people to experience Ecuador.  Dr. Coffey's contribution to WKU's "international reach" will be remembered as we continue to offer programs in Ecuador in the coming years.


Explore the uniqueness of the Amazonian regions of Ecuador.


Learning Goals

  • Compare sustainability issues between Ecuador and the US
  • Investigate issues related to food production and infrastructure
  • Distinguish similarities and differences in US and Ecuadorians trade policies
  • Compare educational systems
  • Experience living in another culture
  • Defend economic and political issues related to world situation
  • Adapt knowledge learned to further success in your field of study.



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Faculty Leader

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