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Experiential learning to teach real-world skills


  • World
  • Sunday, 5 Aug 2018

Idyllic class: Several NMC’s Marine Technology students spent more than two weeks in Sulawesi to apply everything they learned on the table to the waters of the Bunaken National Park. — AFP

Idyllic class: Several NMC’s Marine Technology students spent more than two weeks in Sulawesi to apply everything they learned on the table to the waters of the Bunaken National Park. — AFP

SHANE Perkins just returned from a 16-day trip to Indonesia, where he helped conduct marine, aerial and water quality surveys of coral reefs that surround Bunaken Island.

Perkins is one of several students in Northwestern Michigan College’s Marine Technology programme who made the trip to Bunaken National Park, putting everything they learned on the table in the capstone course.

   

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