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Paideia 450: Schooling in Jamaica and the United States
Chicago, United States; Kingston, Jamaica; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Ochos Rio, Jamaica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: J-Term (1st Round),
J-Term (2nd Round)
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Status: ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS Lang. of Instruction: English
Prerequisites: Junior/Senior Status, Paideia 111, 112 Program Type: J-Term 2
Max. Enrollment: 16 Academic Dept: Paideia
No. of Credits: 4 All College Req(s): Intcl-Intercultural, Paideia 450
Program Description:

INSTRUCTORS:  Sheila Radford-Hill (Education/Diversity Center); Wintlett Taylor-Browne (Diversity Center)
Course Description: 
1Schooling in Jamaica and the U.S. provides students with the opportunity to visit schools in Jamaica and the U.S. to examine the dilemmas in schooling practices and education policies that affect the developing and the developed world. Educational policy and its dilemmas are grounded in the social tensions between political interests and values. Students will have the opportunity to think about educational concerns and the cultural differences they will confront during this course and later as parents, workers, and citizens.
Traveling around the island of Jamaica and the city of Chicago will leave students with an understanding of educational practices in very different contexts. The goal is to better understand contemporary challenges confronting schools.
Estimated Cost: $3,800-$3,975
Estimated Add'l Meal Costs: $250
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Dates / Deadlines:
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This program is currently not accepting applications.