In this class, students are provided the opportunity to travel to a specified destination and enrich this experience by learning about writing for an audience. This course will serve to integrate the student learning experience and provide a sense of cultural perspective, diversity and regional awareness. The course is an opportunity for students to explore other areas around the world while applying discipline-specific course content, like observation, field notes, storytelling, ethics and writing for publication. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites ENG 111
, grade ≥ 3.0
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Recognize intercultural competencies by moving across physical and cultural boundaries, to see the world from multiple perspectives.
- Compare/contrast their regional and host cultures.
- Illustrate a global view of the discipline of study.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills including the ability to write, discuss, read and reason relative to an international experience.
- Demonstrate the ability to interact constructively with people of different cultures through discipline-specific research, study, travel and immersion.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Demonstrate knowledge of and respect for global diversity including, but not limited to, races, religions, subcultures and ethnicities.
- Identify their role in a multicultural world.
Learning How to Learn:
- Demonstrate a sensitivity to other people by recognizing the value of common human experiences, as well as the value of those experiences that are different.
- Evaluate their understanding of one's personal country, culture, heritage and way of life as it relates to cultivating him/herself and his/her relationship with others.
- Apply cultural learning obtained from the study abroad experience to their own academic discipline and/or career direction.