Students in this course will explore education, culture, and history in Argentina. They will learn about the education system in the country beginning with introductory lectures by a local (University) Education Specialist. Students will visit a variety of schools both in the city and in other parts of the country, including: bilingual, bicultural, artistic, traditional, public school, and a public school in a very low socio-economic neighborhood. Students will take Spanish lessons most days. They will visit museums, art galleries, and other cultural sites in the country. A trip to Patagonia will introduce students to even more diverse, regional geography, culture, and education.
This course satisfies: International Awareness (Globe) Credit and “S” Course Spring Requirement