SPRING 2018 COURSE: CSL 350/360
Global Service-Learning & Solidarity in Nicaragua
CSL 350: Selected Topics in Community Service-Learning
In May 2018, the CSL 350 course, taught at the U of A, will prepare students theoretically and logistically for their CSL experience in Nicaragua. A critical sociological approach will examine possibilities for solidarity and social justice learning. Intercultural learning theories and strategies will be explored. (3 credits)
CSL 360: Community Service-Learning Practicum
In June 2018, students will travel together to Nicaragua for three weeks (Esteli, Managua and surrounds) to live with host families, work on solidarity projects, learn from local community educators, and complete critical reflection activities for assessment. Students will be accompanied by a U of A instructor and a CSL Partnership Coordinator. Students will complete a final integrative essay and/or present their project for their final assessment item. (3 credits)
*NOTE: Students cannot participate in CSL 360 without doing CSL 350 immediately prior to departing Canada.
Interested? Click on the button on the top right of this page to submit an "Expression of Interest" form
Questions? Please contact Erin Kelly
DATES: May 7 to June 20, 2018 (May 30-June 20 in Nicaragua)
TUITION: Refer to the Office of the Registrar for information regarding Tuition Fees.
PROGRAM FEE: $2350 *Includes accommodations, meals, transportation, supplementary seminars and activities for 3 weeks in Nicaragua. Not included: air travel to and from Nicaragua, Visas, vaccinations, spending money.
TO APPLY: Click on the “APPLY NOW” button on the top right of this page. Follow the directions to apply.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 13, 2018
APPLICATION FEE: $250 (credited against the Program Fee - non-refundable unless the course is already full)
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: within one week of applying
DEPOSIT DUE: within one week of acceptance ($300)
FULL PAYMENT DUE: Please contact Erin Kelly