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April 10, 2014!
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Dr. Tamara Warhol, Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics
May 12-14, 2011 (Oxford campus), May 15-25 (travel)
Undergraduate Course Fee: $1795 (resident), $1995 (non-resident)
Graduate Course Fee: $1995 (resident), $2395 (non-resident)
- Attend lectures by experts affiliated with the Center for Indian Education at Arizona State University
- Make site visits to reservation schools and examine the successes and challenges of bilingual/bicultural education
- Explore community-based and Head Start programs in the Tempe area
- Gain a comparative perspective on language teaching and learning from experts in the field
- Learn about relationship between indigenous languages and the U.S. education system
- Attend “The 18th Annual Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium” in Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Visit the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, the Desert Botanical Garden, the Heard Museum, and the Grand Canyon to further explore the history and culture of Native Americans in Arizona
Students will fly into Phoenix, Arizona and meet at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for group transfer to Tempe. Travel will also include Albuquerque, New Mexico and Flagstaff, Arizona.
This program is for Linguistics, Anthropology, Education, History, Sociology, and TESL students, or others interested in language studies and/or Native American culture.
Two orientation meetings will be held on May 12 and 13 in Oxford. Students will spend ten nights in the region from May 15-25, 2011. Students will submit journals, final papers, and final projects on May 27.
Students will make their own air travel arrangements to and from Phoenix, Arizona. Group ground transportation will be provided. Shared accommodations will be provided at dormitory and hotel locations to be determined.
Program cost is $1795 (undergraduate) and $1995 (graduate) for resident and $1995 (undergraduate) and $2395 (graduate) for non-resident students. Included in the cost are tuition, housing, group ground transportation, conference registration fee, museum admissions and tours. Excluded from the cost are the Study USA appfee, meals, airfare, individual airport transfers, and personal spending money.