Updated 7 months 2 weeks ago

This is the beginning of a project which I will grow and learn over the course of. I will be going to Xizhou for 28 days with fellow peers who are interested in learning about other cultures and ways of life. In the village, I will be investigating love and marriage. To narrow down the amount of topics I could choose, I considered which topics I thought I would be able to connect with people through.

Updated 7 months 3 weeks ago

In Phase 0, I went through a process of elimination to decide which topic I would be investigating in Xizhou. Eventually, I chose love and marriage as my inquiry project topic. Through talking to the younger generations of people who are dating, engaged, or married, I will learn about the current ideology surrounding love and marriage and how it differs now from when their parents were their age.

Updated 8 months 6 days ago

After doing background research and creating a list of questions to guide my research in Xizhou in Phase 1, I am ready to find experts and local people to talk to for more information in Phase 2.

Updated 7 months 3 weeks ago

In Phase 0, I narrowed down the large list of topics I could choose from to find my final inquiry project topic; love and marriage. Then, in Phase 1, I organized the knowledge I currently possess about this topic and what information I will need to gather for this project.

Updated 7 months 3 weeks ago

In Phase 0, I looked through and considered all the topics before choosing Love and Marriage as my inquiry project topic. In Phase 1, I created questions that would help me research my topic when I arrived in Xizhou. Then, in Phase 2, I found resources to help me further my research.

About This Learner

I was thirteen years old and had been living in Shanghai for five years when I went to Xizhou for Microcampus. During my time in Xizhou, I liked to make and listen to music, play soccer, write, and talk to my friends. I loved Xizhou's blue skies, delicious food, warmhearted people, and unique culture. I cannot wait to return to my home in Xizhou!