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Special Education: Azores: Comparative Ed & S.S.

EDSP 295 TR1 (CRN: 61805)

3 Credit Hours

For crosslists see: EDTE 295 TR1

EDSP 295 TR1 is a travel-study program.

Travel-study courses use a specialized registration schedule and process. Visit the travel-study page to learn more.

About EDSP 295 TR1

This course offers students theazores7 opportunity to explore education and social service systems outside of the US, in the Azores, Portuguese islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. With a specific focus on family, school, and community partnerships, we will visit various schools and social service agencies and explore Portugal’s progressive public health approach to addiction. During our time in Portugal, we will discuss similarities and differences in professional education and social service practice, participate in cultural events, and experience the natural charm of ocean side volcanoes and hot springs. Through cultural immersion, lectures, small group discussions, agency visits, excursions, and informal interaction, students and instructors from different countries will learn about the issues and challenges faced by education and social services organizations and explore the effects of cultural context on system development.




Dates: May 21-June 15, 2018; Travel Dates: 6/4/18-6/14/18; Location: Portugese Islands; Pre and Post work requirements; Instructor permission required; Program Fee: $1,598; Cross listed with EDTE 295 TR1 Total Cap is 25 Apply at:

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