CEHS 265 offers the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of international perspectives by studying cultures of origin and interacting with speakers representing alternative perspectives. Through dialogue with guest speakers, readings, in-class experiences and discussion, participants will understand the potency of an international perspective and its potential impact on their work.
International Cultures Experience in the Local Community LINK
Lecture and discussion will be required as part of the field discussion. Field hours will be assigned at the rate of three hours per week.
An international cultural experience in the local community by providing field-based learning experiences in community centers, schools, and human services agencies in the local community. The course will study immigrant families in the U.S. through observing and participating in community activities and through readings, discussions, and reflective journaling that integrate lessons from the field with theory and research.
International Experience in Communities, Schools, and Families LINK
Lecture and discussion will be required as part of the field experience. Field hours will be assigned at the rate of two hours per week per student credit hour.
Instructor-guided experiences of a culture in another nation in order to critically examine individual and cross-cultural differences in values, lifestyles, education, history and culture of international families, schools, and communities.