Updated 1 month 2 weeks ago

This will be the start of my Microcampus journey, and I am eager to start this experience by selecting topics that I will be exploring for the next few months, including the 28 days I will be spending in Xizhou. After having many project topics thrown towards me, I knew that I had to narrow down a large amount of these ideas to reach my final three choices. I started thinking: what would I be most interested in, and will it affect me not only as a student but as a person as I learn? After receiving Mr.

Updated 1 month 2 weeks ago

Previously in Phase 0, I have explored and narrowed down possible topics to research, and chosen one topic that I was most interested in; Bai minority music. In Phase 1, I will be posing useful questions that will guide and help me later on through the researching process, and that I will try to answer during our 28 days in Xizhou. After generating my 10 big questions, I will come up with possible answers from what I already know. 

Updated 1 month 2 weeks ago

Previously in Phase 1, I came up with the 10 major questions that will guide me through the researching process for Bai minority music, and it's possible answers. I had also begun some background research which can be accessed here. In Phase 2, I will be seeking helpful resources and reaching out to experts to collect more information. 

Updated 1 month 2 weeks ago

In Phase 0, I have chosen my final topic, Bai Minority Music, and provided a brief explanation of why I picked this inquiry project. In Phase 1, I have stated what I had already known about the topic and the big questions that will help me further understand the project. Phase 3 will be where I interpret information I have researched and gathered both before and during the trip. 

About This Learner

Greetings! I'm Emily, and I was part of the Wildfire group of Microcampus. No doubt, I was not only able to travel with my fellow classmates and teachers but also able to have the chance to challenge myself to step outside of my comfort zone and my Shanghai "bubble". It has been an indescribable experience, and I hope all future Microcampus students are able to cherish the wonderful moments in Xizhou.