Professor Visits Afghanistan To Assist With Rebuilding Efforts
June 23, 2005
Dr. Phillip R. Eberle (Associate Professor) and Dr. Oval Myers (Professor Emeritus) went to Mazar, Afghanistan as part of a join effort with the University of Illinois and Northwest Frontier Agricultural University in Peshawar, Pakistan aimed at rebuilding Balkh University's agricutlure programs. The two SIU professors took part in planning efforts for classroom modernization, course offerings, and teacher training. In the future, additional teams will visit to offer training in course design, teaching methods, and evaluation techniques for faculty. Additional information can be found in the press release below.
- "Balkh University in Afghanistan Professors Assist University's Rebuilding Effort" [The Saluki Times, 06/23/2005]