Charleston School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

Matthew Zittritsch completes capstone paper for SIT Graduate Institute program

Congratulations to Matthew Zittritsch, global studies education coordinator, on successfully completing his capstone paper, “College of Charleston Experiential Learning Program in Ghana, Spring 2024.” This paper meets the requirements of his graduate studies at the School for International Training (SIT).

The paper highlights an extensive evaluation that was conducted of the Spring Break in Ghana program that went this spring. As of last week, his work has been approved and he is set to receive his M.A. in International Education from SIT.

Abstract Excerpt

This study evaluates the impact and outcomes of an experiential learning program in Ghana for students with a declared business major or minor at the College of Charleston. The research focuses on the personal, academic, and professional growth experienced by program participants, as well as their immersion in Ghanaian culture and entrepreneurial experiences. The study utilizes the ADDIE model, encompassing the stages of Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate, to assess the program’s effectiveness.

Way to go, Matthew!

Erika LeGendre • May 9, 2024

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