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EDUC 499 VER - Education Abroad - Verona Study Abroad

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


This course will serve as a foundation for your education abroad experience. The class will center on the experience of travel as it relates to education - your own education, the education systems and policies you encounter, as well as your prospective role as a future educator. This course will introduce comparative education inquiry and provide space to consider the cultural, political, and ethical implications of engaging in education travel and research in cross-cultural, global contexts. Course Information: 0 to 3 undergraduate hours. 0 to 4 graduate hours. Approved for Letter and S/U grading. May be repeated if topics vary.

Special Instructions:

Tour Dates: March 16- May 10 EDUC 499 VER is for the students who will teach in classrooms in Verona, Italy for six weeks. The direct goal of this course is to help students work with their co-ops in Verona and have a successful teaching experience. The ultimate goal of this course is to help students deepen their understanding about the culture and its values and beliefs through their teaching practice and to help them develop a new perspective to work successfully with children from different cultures in their own classrooms back home.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2 hr

Term(s): Spring


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