Introduction to Service Learning:
Communities, Conservation, and Development in Costa Rica
2014 Course Syllabus
2014 Slide Show
Nick & Tom Powerpoint - 2011
Diana, Leslie, & Rory Powerpoint - 2011
Movie Clip 1 Movie Clip 2
1) Cress, C.M. et al. (2005) Learning Through Serving: A Student Guidebook for Service-Learning Across the Disciplines. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
2) Slimbach. Richard. (2010). Becoming World Wise: A Guide to Global Learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
3) Kuentzel, W. F. (2010). Hybridization and tourism development along the Rincon River.
4) Flora, C. B., & Flora, J. L. (2008). Rural Communities: Legacy & Change (3rd Edition). Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
OSA Slide Show
The Iceberg Concept of Culture
Cracking the Golden Egg
Crocodile Bay Protest
What's Going on Here?
Using Caution Caution1 Caution 2
What to Bring
Getting a Taxi from the Airport to the hotel (Holiday Inn, Escazu)
U. S. State Department International Travel Information
Center for Disease Control - Health Information for Travelers to Central America
UVM Drug and Alcohol Policy
Where we will be Staying:
Holiday Inn Escazu (February 28 and March 8
Danta Corcovado Lodge (March 1 to March 7)
Costa Rican Census (INEC)
Municipality of Puntarenas
Municipality of Golfito
Municipality of Osa
Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministry of the Environment (MINET)
Ministry of Agriculture and Cattle (MAG)