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Faculty-led: Educational Psychology and Relational Learning in Education
Florence, Italy; Reggio Emilia, Italy; Rome, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Restrictions: KSU applicants only
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Program Description:
Program Description:

Relational Learning in Education
Florence, Reggio Emilia, and Rome, Italy

QUICK FACTS
Professor Name: Dr. Anne Morrison
Eligibility: open to all students
Course and Credits: 3 credits
Program Dates: May 20 - June 3, May Intersession Online
Application Deadline: January 20, 2018
2019 INFORMATION (Tentative) 

OVERVIEW
Take Relational Learning in Education class in Italy while enjoying study abroad in Rome, Florence & Tuscany and Reggio Emilia this coming May 2019. Hybrid course at the Kent State University (KSU Florence Center, finishing with an online component in Italy with KSU professor Dr. Anne Morrison).

Course Description: Examine the social construction of knowledge that takes places in educational relationships. Engage in learning/mentoring experiences as you apply theories of learning to practice. Work one-on-one with peers and/or other students in the process of learning. Examine relational learning practices including the Reggio Emilia approach, mentoring, Vygotsky's socio-cultural learning, and documentation of learning experience. 

3 credit ESPY 29525 in Italy & Online
or
3 credit Hybrid ESPY 49525 in Italy & Online (graduate level class available)
 
TENTATIVE ITINERARY

 Relational Learning in Education & EPSY 29525
 
Study Abroad in Italy 2018
 
Please understand that this schedule is “etched in sand”, likely to shift direction or emphasis as your needs dictate. Opportunities may present themselves on our trip that could benefit all of us. In that case, we may change plans. Let’s try to engage in the course content in a challenging and meaningful way while granting flexibility.
 
  • March dates TBA   
    • Movie Nights and Matinees
  • April dates TBA  
    • Study Abroad  Lunch in Little Italy                                  
    •  Abroad Orientation
    • CLASS 1
    • Cooking class with Anne’s                                                              
  • May dates TBA
    • Meeting to assign materials.
    • Meet at Cleveland International Airport
    • Day 1 CLASS 2-- Newark Airport
    • Day 2  Arrive Rome 7:45 am. Transfer to Rome Hotel
      •  Explore Rome and make plans for our return.
      • Tour Open Red Bus
    •  Day 3  
      • Transfer to Florence via coach
      • Arrive Florence take taxis to apartments
      • All class meet for orientation and tour of Florence
    •  Day 4  
      • Meet for class
      • Evening—Free time to explore.                                                                       
    • Day 5  
      • Visit Cadorna-Firenze School
    • Day 6                     
      • Class Discussion      
      • Galileo Liceo Classico School visit
      •  Afternoon discussion       
    •  Day 7
      • Students lead discussion
      • Process the research environments we have experienced. Discuss what we have learned and how we may look at our research as a result of our experience.
      • Students will lead in a discussion and to a destination related to their research topic.            
      • Cooking Class (optional, price NOT included)                         
    •  Day 8 
      • Reggio Emilia visit
      • Visit REMIDA (Community Educational Recycling Center)
      • Guided visit to the Ray of Light Atelier with an atelierista
      • Introduction and guided visit to the exhibitions of the Malaguzzi International Centre with a pedagogista
      • Education/ community visits: Emphasis on the role of child/community relationships on educational practices                                                                                                                                                                                        
    • Days 9 & 10   
      • Weekend—Free to explore Italy!! (be safe together)       
    • Day 11
      • Research day
    • Day 12
      • Students lead discussion
      • Process the research environments we have experienced. Discuss what we have learned and how we may look at our research as a result of our experience.
      • Students will lead in a discussion and to a destination related to their research topic.            
    • Day 13  
      • Students lead discussion
      • Process the research environments we have experienced. Discuss what we have learned and how we may look at our research as a result of our experience.
      • Students will lead in a discussion and to a destination related to their research topic.                                                                                   
    • Day 14  
      • Check out of apartments
      • Transfer to Rome via coach
    • Day 15 
      • Visit Rome- Ambrit International School
    • Free late afternoon to discover Rome
    • Day 16
      • Visit Rome- Ambrit International School
      • Free late afternoon to discover Rome
      • Departure Dinner
    • Day 17
      • Depart Rome for Cleveland
  • May - June 
    • The course will continue on Blackboard                                                                                                
  • July
    • DINNER AT ANNE’S

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

This program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students.
 
ACCOMMODATION

Students will be staying in apartments.
 
PROGRAM FEES

Estimated $3,100 plus tuition.

OGE Application Fee:     
$60.00
OGE Florence Fee:         $30.00
KSU Florence Fee:         $100.00
Health Insurance:           $36.00
Program Fee:                  $1,500.00
Tentative Airfare (Roundtrip):        $1,300.00
 
DEADLINES

Application deadline: Jan. 20, 2018
Please contact Dr. Morrison for withdrawal and payment deadlines.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION

Course Instructor: Dr. Anne B. Morrison, Ph. D. 
Location: 405 White Hall
E-Mail: amorriso@kent.edu
Office: (330) 672-0580
College of Education, Health and Human Services


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This program is currently not accepting applications.