Instructors: Anne Spear and Natasha Chapman
The purpose of this leadership course is to introduce the concept and practice of leadership through service-learning in a complex, global context. UMD students will work on virtual teams with students at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and develop a collaborative service-learning project with a community in Kigali, Rwanda. The service-learning component of this course will expose students to the needs of appropriate, sustainable technology in under-resourced communities and the role of addressing social issues through global partnerships. UMD and Polytechnic students will travel abroad to complete the service-learning experience in Rwanda from May 19 - June 2.
This spring 2016 course will be a hybrid course, which is primarily online with periodical face to face interactions. Time to be determined once students are enrolled. Program fee of $3,000 includes travel, lodging, most meals and activities. All students interested in this course must complete a short application and receive permission to enroll by December 1st, 2015.
Please go to the following link to complete the application: https://orgsync.com/75782/forms/171298
Space is limited! Apply today!
What to know more about the amazing country of Rwanda? Go to: http://www.getaway.co.za/travel-blog/14-i-didnt-know-about-rwanda/
Contact Anne Spear at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.