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Cultural Immersion in Costa Rica
DATES: May 12 - 23, 2014
This program is ideal for students in teacher education and for students in the NC Teaching Fellows program, but all others are welcome to apply.
Experience Costa Rica through the schools, economy, geography and culture.This immersion includes school visits, volunteering, co-op tours within the economic structure, home stay, and team building.Part of the experience includes residing at a research station in a part of the rain forest.
Participants will grow as a community and appreciate the culture through first-hand experiences. There will be preparation seminars prior to departure and follow-up.
Included in the program also are opportunities to see the natural beauty of Costa Rica.
Participants will teach a mini-lesson and engage in cultural events. This experience is geared for first time participants to study abroad.
Students will be enrolled in the following course:
ED 496 (3 credits) for Undergraduates
This is a special topics course that can be used towards free elective credit.
For further information contact:
Dr. Ivonne Chirino-Klevans, Director
International and Distance Education Alliance (I+DEA) Office College of Education firstname.lastname@example.org 919-515-0083
University reserves the right to alter the program format and/or costs
in case of conditions beyond its control. If the program is canceled or a
student withdraws, a refund of program costs may not be available in
all cases. Please refer to the Study Abroad Office Refund Policy for
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Dates / Deadlines:
PLEASE NOTE: Program Start and End Dates listed on the Study Abroad website are estimates; they do not reflect the actual start and end dates for semester and year long programs. Students are responsible for obtaining the correct arrival and departure dates directly from their host institution or program provider.