This is a faculty-led immersion program and is administered by Shanti Freitas, Intercultural Immersion Coordinator. This program is not administered by the Center for International Education. Any questions about this program should be directed to Shanti at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-836-6037. Submit all application materials to Schofield 17. This program is listed on the Center for International Education website to assist students in exploring all international opportunities.
Program Summary & Location
This faculty-led program builds on a collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP), where UWEC teacher education students will learn about a curricular model that integrates authentic, innovative, culturally diverse, intercultural, global learning experiences in the fabric of a transformative K-12 education program.
This is done through service learning as a teacher aid, ethnographic observation, interviews, critical reflection, and narrative inquiry. Students will also be learning about the effectiveness of a set of critical, globally minded pedagogical strategies that secure the integration of what it means to live in a diverse world. The challenge will be translating increased awareness about race, culture, intercultural relations, language difference, power and identity into effective teaching practices conducive to the development of individual global competencies and institutional global capacities.
The program is based in Lima, Peru, at the PUCP campus. UWEC participants will be led by Dr. Torres in guided sessions to deconstruct cultural, intercultural and countercultural expressions during visits to a selection of museums in Lima, Lambayeque and surrounding areas (Archaeology and Anthropology Museum, Gold Museum, Larco Museum, Museum at Saint Francis Convent, Museum at the Cathedral of Lima, Museum at Pachacamac archeological site, Museum at Paracas archaeological site, Museum of Memory and Oblivion, Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum, Brunning Museum).
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Academics - Peru Faculty-Led
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Support - Peru Faculty-Led
Housing & Meals
During most of the program, students will spend most of the day in the boarding schools and at PUCP. During the second week UWEC students will be hosted at the boarding school Lima. Conveniently located hostels will be used to rest over night during the rest of the trip. Transportation will be provided. All breakfasts and a few other meals meals are included in the program cost. Distinct accommodations throughout the project will include bungalows, triple rooms internet access and academic work areas.
This faculty-led program receives funding from the Blugold Commitment Faculty-Led International Immersion Experiences (FLIIE) program, and each student is eligible to receive funding for only one FLIIE experience. By clicking on the following term, you will find more information on program costs. If the term you want to go abroad is not listed, please see the most recent term and add 7% to your estimate to factor in exchange rate fluctuations and tuition increases. Click on the buttons below to view that term's cost estimate.
Learn More & How To Apply
Still have some questions? You can schedule an appointment with Shanti Freitas (Faculty-Led Immersion Coordinator) by calling 715-836-6037 or emailing email@example.com.
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