College of Education
Study Abroad Experiences
Study abroad enables students to experience a different culture while learning about various educational systems. These experiences allow students to broaden their perception of the world and bring those experiences to their own classrooms.
Undergraduate students will spend an entire month in the Spring or Fall semester in England. This experience will help students fulfill 50% their fall or spring fieldwork requirement hours. Students will be provided with the opportunity to learn about the British educational system, while working in elementary classrooms. They will be exposed to the philosophy of Every Child Matters and be able to compare it to No Child Left Behind. A three week summer program primarily for graduate students is also available.
A three-week summer program for undergraduate or graduate students which will an opportunity to become familiar with the Polish school system and broaden their educational and cultural perspective. Students will stay in a school dormitory or with a Polish host family. Graduate students will partially earn two of their graduate courses as part of their program. Students will have a chance to visit Auschwitz, Polish salt miles, and a variety of other historical sites. Undergraduate students may also participate in this program. Graduate students can partially fulfill two of their courses in our Masters of Education program.
If you are interested in any of the above experiences please contact:
Dr. Jacque Leeper
For additional study abroad opportunities, please contact:
The Center for Global Engagement
343 West Main Hall