Our increasingly interconnected world creates movements of ideas and people that profoundly affect the work of educators and counselors. School of Education (SOE) students are provided the opportunity to develop the global literacy necessary to understand and address diverse cultural backgrounds and perspectives.
Study Away courses explore, examine, and understand current issues related to culture and globalization utilizing socially-situated theoretical perspectives in framing approaches to curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Study major developments and implications associated with globalization and culture that are shaping education.
Exposure to international themes in the study of culture, globalization, and education. The course will culminate in a reflective, personal journal-type conceptual paper or in a comprehensive research paper that covers international themes related to culture, globalization, and educational justice.
Study away courses may be applied to elective credit upon approval. Please contact your advisor fro more information.
This two-week trip to Cuba offers students the opportunity to see and experience Cuba firsthand, to study its history, politics, and institutions, and to spend time thinking about public goods like education and health care. Students will study and analyze interesting contradictions that may challenge their ideas about both Cuba and the US.
Partner Organizations: Autonomous University of Social Movements (AUSM); Universidad de Ciencias Pedagógicas
Interested School of Education students should complete an interest form by clicking on the link below:
Deposit: $500 per interested individual is due by 03/15/2019 to guarantee your place. Student must also complete an application and a copy of a valid passport.
A mandatory pre-departure workshop will be provided on April 12 & 13.
Students will be required to register for the corresponding Summer 2019 courses. EDUC 820, 620 and 520 are on-campus classes, while EDUC 821, 621 and 521 are the study-away trip components. Both courses must be taken in the same term.
EDUC 820 (2 credits) Culture and Globalization on Contemporary Educational Issues
EDUC 821 (1 credit) Culture and Globalization on Contemporary Educational Issues: Academic Field Trip
EDUC 620 (2 credits) Culture and Globalization on Contemporary Educational Issues
EDUC 621 (1 credit) Culture and Globalization on Contemporary Educational Issues: Academic Field Trip
EDUC 520 (2 credits) Culture and Globalization on Contemporary Educational Issues
EDUC 521 (1 credit) Culture and Globalization on Contemporary Educational Issues: Academic Field Trip
Any question, please contact Dr. Brian Charest. We anticipate having a lot of interest in this program. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. The trip will remain open until we have received the first 20 deposits.