Selected topic(s) will be researched and recorded on paper and through transcripts. Through field trips, observations, interviews discussions and/or application, students will become familiarized with selected study topic(s).
This course is designed to give students some basic understanding of the constitution – its history, practices, and conflicts. Students will compare and contrast some of the constitutional issues with other countries such as the U.S., Australia, Japan, and Great Britain.
This course is designed to acquaint students with the structures, functions, and policy-making processes of Palauan governance, beginning with its traditional governance system and the analysis of Palau’s changes as it evolved through four colonizers to its present governance system.
This course will analyze the structure and function of Palau’s economy. A Particular focus will be in comparing traditional and western economic systems, and to explain how both economic systems could/could not work together in Palau.
The purpose of this course is to teach Palauan orthography and grammar. These concepts will be taught through reading and writing exercises. It is designed for students with insufficient knowledge of the language’s orthography and grammar.
This course is an introduction to various works of literature in Palau, including cheldecheduch, chelitakl, and ngloik. Students will receive an overview of these different literary works, explore how they reflect traditional Palauan cultural values and changes, and compare/contrast t
This course will look at basic concepts of genealogy, with emphasis on Palau, to help students understand their kinship and status through their relationships within their families, clans, and villages.
This basic course provides practice in Palauan conversation. It enables students to understand basic vocabulary and simple sentence structures, and to carry on a basic conversation. Students will practice acceptable pronunciation and will learn and apply common phrases in everyday soc