LONDON, ENGLAND: EDU 390 A Comparative Study of Education

May 11 - June 1, 2014

Dr. Jane Yingling, Co-Chair and Associate Professor of Education, will teach a course titled EDU 390:  A Comparitive Study of Education. The 3 week course will focus on comparing and contrasting the national education curriculum in the U.K. with our state curriculum in the U.S., teaching training programs in the U.K. and the U.S., and the structure and role of Parliament adn Congress in regulating educational practices.  Students will learn through in-class instruction, host school visits for teaching observations, and excursions to museums and popular tourist attractions. 

**This program is open to Education majors only.** 

The highlights:

  • Earn 3 credits, approval pending for fulfillment of the Intercultural Diversity general education requirement
  • Live in downtown London with other LVC students in shared rooms
  • Receive a travel pass for unlimited subway and bus transportation around London
  • Excursions:
    • Half day bus tour of London
    • Half day Harry Potter tour of London
    • Full day excursion to Stonehenge and Bath
    • Tour of Globe Theatre and Westminster Abbey

The program cost of $4500 includes: 

  • Tuition (3 credits)
  • Shared housing in student residence 
  • London Tube travel pass
  • Wireless internet access
  • Foreign health insurance
Food, airfare/travel, and personal expenses are not included in the program cost. Airfare estimated at $900 roundtrip.

Application deadline is FEBRUARY 1, 2014.  Applications must be accompanied by deposit payment of $200, non-refundable after February 1, 2014. Remaining balance is due March 15, 2014.

No federal, state or institutional financial aid available.  If you plan to borrow an alternative/private student loan for this summer study abroad program, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

For more information contact Dr. Jane Yingling at yingling@lvc.edu or Jill Russell at russell@lvc.edu.