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 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 53719
Special Fees: $1,800.00
This course examines issues of culture, poverty, social development and social justice 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: Dominican Republic Dates: March 15th ? March 21st, 2020 In-class meeting dates: TBA.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Co-Requisite: INCO 589
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 Hours Arranged TBA
Additional Course Details: 

Class ends March 27th.