SW 806 (01) - Social Action in the Dominican Republic

Social Action in Dom Republic

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Social Work
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2019 - Full Term (01/22/2019 - 05/06/2019)
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 54154
Special Fees: $1,700.00
This course examines issues of culture, poverty, social development and social jiustice in the Dominican Republic through both service learning work and through preparatory and reflective class sessions and discussions. Students will examine social and economic development issues within a global framework and will explore efforts to improve conditions on this island nation. The service learning component includes working on a designated construction project and volunteering in a local elementary school. Students will also collaborate with community leaders to learn more about social, cultural and historical issues and will engage in a variety of cross-cultural activities. Students will engage with the local Haitian immigrant community, tour local schools and orphanages, and visit historical areas including the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo. The primary part of the class with take place during March spring break. Special fee.
Section Comments: (SW 806.01) Dominican Republic Dates: March 10th ? March 17 In-class meeting dates: TBA. Special fee for course: $1,700.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Co-Requisite: INCO 589
Instructors: Matthew Toms

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/22/2019 5/6/2019 Hours Arranged TBA