Current Opportunities in Study Abroad Programs
If you would like to be considered for these opportunities, please discuss it with both your County Extension Director and District Director.
1. International Engagement Methods for Haiti
Course Description: cr. 1, to strengthen learning, literacy, and life skills of Haitian and Purdue students through mutually beneficial engagement to improve lives and livelihoods", this class will "inspire, engage, and teach Purdue and Haitian students through service-learning in agriculture." Using established partner relationships, students will work with international partners to address identified challenges to learn the principles of extension methodology and sustainable community development by integrating their discipline knowledge and technical skills from previous courses. Students will also learn the intercultural communication, market analysis, project design and planning, business planning and business ventures, and cultural factors affecting community food security while they work in bi-national teams.
This program is looking for 2 educators with diverse backgrounds, an interest in mentoring students and intercultural learning. Travel to Haiti will be December 28, 2019 - January 6, 2020.
To read more about the program and expectations for educators, click Haiti Information 2019.pdf
To read the prep course syllabus, click ASEC 43100 Prep for Intl Engagement - Haiti 2019-20.pdf
To watch past videos from this program, click here.
To find out more and watch more videos, click here.
Apply by 4 p.m., Friday, September 6. Educators will be notified by Friday, September 20.