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Service Learning in Jamaica (Winter 2012-2013)

TRAVEL WITH A PURPOSE IN JAMAICA.

Get into the field and learn the meaning of service learning.  This program combines a course on campus during the 2012-2013 Winter Term with service learning projects in the famous Alpha Schools of central Kingston, Jamaica during Spring Recess to create a unique Learning Community.  Work with Music and Education faculty in the classroom and on-site in Kingston, Jamaica.  This is a hands-on learning experience which combines two different disciplines and offers students the chance to learn and teach alongside young Jamaicans. 

GET APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS HERE.

ONLINE APPLICATIONS DUE JANUARY 10

Faculty Contacts:  Dr. Mike Egan (Education) and Dr. Frederick Jaeschke (Music)

Program Dates:  December 2014-March 2015 (Travel is during Spring Break.)

Program Cost: 2014-2015 Fees TBA soon. In 2012-13, the total charge was $3,000.

Cost includes:  Airfare, Room & Board in Jamaica, Ground Transportation, Excursions, Insurance

      Not included: Discretionary spending

Academics:  This program is an experiential Learning Community (LC) composed of two Education courses (262 and 263) carrying Human Values and Existence (PH) perspectives and the Global Diversity (G) suffix.  Students will be able to take other courses during Winter Term as all travel is over the Christmas Recess.


This program is open only to full-time Augustana students.  Funds from Augie Choice are available for this program to any student with Junior status (60 credits or more) at the time of the program departure.