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CCS300: Central America: Nicaragua: Nation Building after Revolution
Managua, Nicaragua (Carroll Courses Program)
|Program Type:||Faculty-Led Programs||Total CCE Cost:||3230.00|
Students completing this course will explore the cultural differences between NICARAGUA and the United States, research the multi-faceted dimensions of the Nicaraguan society (its multicultural composition, economic policies, educational programs, literacy campaigns and medical brigades, political and social history, human rights record, and recent developments in Nicaraguan and U.S. relations.) We will be traveling on an educational tour sponsored by Wisconsin / Nicaragua Partners of the Americas. (Compañeros de las Américas, Nicaragua / Wisconsin). Waukesha is the sister city to historic Granada, Nicaragua; Madison is the sister city to the capital Managua. On-site educational programs include agricultural and natural resources; cultural diversity, education, health, humanitarian assistance,
sports, women and family, youth. Students will meet village leaders, visit homes and workshops specific to pre-determined topics of interest, talk with farmers, nature guides, and women taking classes at the Learning Centers, visit orphanages, and meet rural and urban artists. Travel with W/NP will take place off of the beaten path in beautiful, rural and urban areas. A well-developed variety of experiences, an English-speaking tour guide, an air-conditioned bus, and visits to tourism "hot spots” will be offered. The focus will be on history and issues of social justice.
Tentative Itinerary: Carroll 2017 Tentative Itinerary with illustrations.pdf
Instructor: Elena De Costa
Term: Spring Semester
Course Meeting Times: Thursday 12-2:00 (tentative)
Tentative Travel Dates: May 2019
Estimated Price Range: TBA
Is this course right for you? Is This Course Right For You, Nicaragua After Revolution.docx
Course Credits: 2
Course admission decisions will be sent out within the first two weeks of October 2018.
Students requesting accommodations for their CCE should contact The Office for Students with Disabilities at the Walter Young Center by calling 262-524-7335 to set up an appointment with Marty Bledsoe.
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