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Art and Theatre: Exploring the United Kingdom Through Lens and Stage

Deadline to apply:  December 8, 2017,  Click here to apply.

For scholarship information click here.

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Art and Theatre: Exploring the United Kingdom Through Lens and Stage

Deadline to apply:  December 8, 2017,  Click here to apply.

For scholarship information click here.

Education and Writing in England

 Students will explore london including tours of Westminster Abbey, the tower of London, and more. Day trips and tours will include Stonehenge, Stratford-on Avon, Canterbury, several places and local schools. Students will visit local english schools to compare methods educating students of all ages,and visit and visit literary sites to better understand the cultural background of english literature. Programs focus will be for education majors. Participants will be required to complete an internship prior to departure.



PROGRAM SITE:

London, England 

 

PROGRAM DATES: 

June 3-18, 2018

 

COURSES:
Freshman Composition II (ENGL 1302) and Special Populations (EDUC 2301)

 

ACADEMIC INFORMATION:

Students are required to take two classes and will receive six credit hours upon successful completion of the program.

 

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:

2.0GPA and 12 cumulative academic credit hours. Alamo Colleges expects study abroad participants to perform academically at standards commensurate with on-campus performance. This includes attending class, taking exams, reading required materials, completing homework, etc. If students' GPA drops below a 2.0 before they study abroad,they will not be allowed to participate in the program. 


FACULTY LEADERS:

Professor Angela Brazeal Hager has been teaching at the Alamo Colleges since 2004. She currently teaches English and Education courses at Northeast Lakeview College. She has previously traveled to several cities in Europe, including London. Professor Hager will be the lead faculty for Freshman Composition (ENGL 1302). The course satisfies the Core Curriculum and will focus on researching, writing, and reading selected literature by English authors.  

Professor Pamela Lucas has been teaching for eleven years, nine years at Northeast Lakeview College. Professor Lucas will be the lead faculty for Special Populations (EDUC 2301). The course provides an overview of schooling and classrooms from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnic and academic diversity, and equity with an emphasis on factors that facilitate learning. The course provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations of P-12 special populations, and is aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibility.

 

PROGRAM FEE:

*$4,500 Includes airfare, lodging, in-country transportation, some meals, entrance fees. This does NOT include tuition, passport fees, visa fees, books, materials and spending money. Financial aid is available. Summer Momentum Program may be applied towards tuition if applicable. 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

December 8, 2017 (non-refundable)..................... $200 due with application

Once students are accepted into the program,they will follow the scheduled payments: 

December 15, 2017 (initial deposit)............................. $500  

January 19, 2018 ................................... $1,267

February 9, 2018.................................... $1,267

March  2, 2018 ...................................... $1,266

 Failure to pay by the scheduled deadlines will result in cancellation of participation in the selected Study Abroad program.  

 

TENTATIVE ITINERARY:

May 14-15, 2018     Pre-trip Class Meetings  

May 18-25, 2018     Junior Achievement Internship 

June 3, 2018           Depart from the U.S. to London  

June 4, 2018           Welcome Lunch & King's College  

June 5, 2018           Hop on Hop off Tour of London 

June 6, 2018           Research & Free Time, Tour Westminster Abbey 

June 7, 2018           Tour Stonehenge 

June  8, 2018          Hop on Hop Off Tour Stratford-on Avon, Shakespeare 

June 9, 2018           Tour Blenheim Victoria and Albert Museum and Photo Gallery  

June 10, 2018         Research Day & Free Time

June 11, 2018         Canterbury Tour & Canterbury College  

June 12, 2018         Leeds Castle & Kent Life Tour  

June 13, 2018         Tour Kensington Palace & Hampstead Heath

June 14, 2018         Charterhouse Square & Maidstone Grammar Schools 

June 15, 2018         Free Time & Tour Tower of London  

June 16, 2018         Depart London to U.S   

June 26, 2018         Post-Trip Class Meeting 

 

PASSPORT:

A valid passport is required to travel. You can visit www.travel.state.gov/passport/ for additional information. 


ALAMO COLLEGES DISTRICT STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:

http://alamo.edu/international/study-abroad  


 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maria Rivera-Midence  

(210) 485-0084 

dst-studyabroad@alamo.edu

alamo.edu/international/study-abroad 

 

 

*Alamo Colleges has taken considerable care in preparing information and materials for specific Study Abroad programs, but this information is subject to change. Although accurate at the time of publication, external events could result in changes in dates, itinerary,costs and other aspects of a program. Revised information will be provided as soon as it is made available, and participants should check with the faculty leader or the District Office of International Programs for the most recent information. Alamo Colleges will not be held responsible for unintentional misinformation.

Contact Information

Maria Rivera
Alamo Colleges District Office
201 W. Sheridan
Building C, Room 7
dst-studyabroad@alamo.edu
210-485-0084

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