J-Term 2015 in Costa Rica
January 2 - 18, 2015
Comprehensive fee of $3700 includes:
- Round-trip airfare from Chicago O'Hare
- Accommodations, with breakfast each day
- 3 semester hours of Bradley credit and all textbooks
- International Student Identity Card
- ETE 280 Exploring Diversity:Learners, Families, And Communities
This course is approved for General Education credit (CD category)
Join us as we explore issues of diversity in families, communities and cultures in a warm, welcoming country. This course is not limited to Teacher Education majors! We live and work in a multicultural country, and learning about diversity in our society is extremely important for many, if not all professions. This unique course will be centered in Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose, and the program also includes travel for 3 days to the beautiful Pacific coastal town of Quepos!
Dr. Dean Cantu
- ETE 235 Methods of Teaching English Language Learners
What better place to study theories of second language acquisition, the teaching of ELLs, and the social and cultural needs of the English Language Learner than in a Spanish-speaking country? You’ll have a chance to interact with a variety of people, as you learn valuable skills to transfer to your own future classroom.Prerequisite: ETE 225; ETE 205 or concurrent enrollment
Dr. Helja Antola Crowe
- FLS 316 Contemporary Costa Rica
Develop your Spanish language skills in a Spanish-speaking environment. We will also study the rich culture and society of contemporary Costa Rica as we explore the capital city of San Jose in the Central Valley, as well as the costal town of Quepos.
Dr. Deborah Kessler
A minimum 2.5 GPA is required for study abroad.
Pre-registration begins March 10, 2014. The link is on the study abroad home page. Then you must complete the registration process in person at 8:3am Thursday April 10 in the Student Center Ballroom, where you will enroll in order of cumulative credit hours until classes reach enrollment limits. A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your registration. After April 10, enrollment for any remaining class places is first-come, first-served and is in the Study Abroad Office, 325 GCC.