Study abroad this summer with the College of Education

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The TCU College of Education recognizes the importance of international experiences and the value of learning about education systems outside of the United States.

This summer, the College of Education is offering study abroad courses that will explore higher education and counseling in Great Britain or international education in various countries in Europe. Please read below for more information on each program.

COMPARATIVE PRACTICES IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND COUNSELING
Applications Open Monday, Oct. 8! Apply online at https://studioabroad.tcu.edu

Curious how they do things on the other side of the Atlantic? The College of Education Graduate Programs in Higher Education and Counseling present this cultural immersion experience in Great Britain. Students will travel to cities in England, Scotland, and Wales and have opportunities to interact with students, faculty, administrators, and mental health practitioners.

Courses are designed to provide students with an understanding of the role culture plays in higher education administration and the practice of counseling. Enjoy trips to the Tower of London and Edinburgh Castle, in addition to institutions of higher learning and mental health agencies, as you develop multicultural competency and analytical skills. The associated courses each offer 3 hours of credit and include EDHE 70233: Comparative Higher Education and EDGU 70233: Special Topics: International Practices of Counseling.

Information sessions: Thursday, Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. or Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 7:45 p.m. in Palko 226.
Program dates: May 13-23, 2015
Faculty: Dr. Don Mills and Dr. Marcella Stark

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN EDUCATION
Applications Open Monday, Oct. 8! Apply online at https://studioabroad.tcu.edu/
Join Drs. Cynthia Williams & Brandy Quinn for an enriching opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of international educational approaches, advocacy, and policy in the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France and England.

In Amsterdam, students will have lectures at the Association Montessori Internationale and tour landmarks such as the Anne Frank House.

In Germany, students will gain field experience by touring and visiting classrooms housed in United States Department of Defense schools.

lineupIn Geneva, students will visit the European United Nations (UN), the International Labour Organization, Save the Children and also learn about various non-governmental organizations (NGOs) advising the UN.

In Paris and Normandy, students can examine history, culture, and the impact of WW2 on educational practices worldwide. At the program’s conclusion, students will tour TCU London. Students can earn three hours of credit during the program.
Program dates: May 13-23, 2015
Faculty: Dr. Cindy Williams and Dr. Brandy Quinn