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Published on March 14, 2008

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Slide1:  Join us for an experience that will change your life… Teaching in Tanzania::  Teaching in Tanzania: January 2007 Dr. Joss French and Dr. Whitney Howarth Plymouth State University Course and Fieldwork:  Course and Fieldwork IS 3550 3 credits Fall Semester: Course explores multi-cultural awareness and the role of elementary and secondary education in the construction of identity, both in the United States and in Tanzania. Encourages students to analyze how social context shapes worldview through an examination of new views on history, culture, educational philosophies, and value systems (Fall 2006). IS 3750 1-3 credits Winterim fieldwork: 13 days African fieldwork in the village of Nyamuswa, Tanzania will include teaching English to Swahili-speaking children and collaborating with the local people to build village schools and dormitories for the students. Fieldwork in Africa, January 2007. You will register for both of these courses in the Fall Semester… IS 3550 (fall) – “Race and Education: Cross Cultural Perspectives from North America and Africa.”:  IS 3550 (fall) – “Race and Education: Cross Cultural Perspectives from North America and Africa.” Focuses on the history of race in America and in Tanzania. Emphasizes the role education has in shaping our ideas about race, power and privilege. A combination of classroom lecture, discussion, films, novels, lesson plan development and an optional group fieldwork in Africa will be used to facilitate student learning. This course fulfills several requirements in both the old and new General Education programs: Integrative (“I”), Diversity (DICO), and Global (GACO and global perspective). IS 3750 (winterim) – “Teaching in Tanzania”:  IS 3750 (winterim) – “Teaching in Tanzania” 13 day trip : - 2 days of air travel. -1 day safari in Serengeti en-route to village -10 days teaching English in the village. Dates TBA: most likely Jan. 8-20th 2007 Leave/Return: Boston, Logan airport Arrive/Depart: Kilimanjaro airport, Tanzania Slide6:  How much will it cost for me to go on the trip to Tanzania? Estimated Program Costs* Out-of-Pocket Billed Course Fee PSU Tuition & Fees $_no extra fee if taken w/ fall course Application Fee to Study Abroad $ _50__ Insurance (CISI) $ _35__ Flight $ 1360-1560 Country Entry/Exit Fee (Visas) $_________ $_50 ____ Transportation (on location/tips) $ 25 (bus to Boston if needed) $_411____ Accommodation: Room $_69 Meals $ 25 (airport food enroute) $_173= 242_total Host Instructional Fees (Guide) _________ $_41__ Books/Supplies (lesson plan materials) $ 15 (for lesson materials) $ Passport (US) $ 97 (if new passport is needed) $ 0 (if you have passport) Event/Entry Fees (Entertainment) $ $ 168 (park fees) Event/Entry Fees (Educational) _________ $ 0________ Registration Fee _________ $ 0_________ Group cell phone (shared cost) _________ $ 6 (SIM chip/minutes) Other: Flying Doctors Air lift insurance _________ $ 15 IMMUNIZATIONS: Malaria pills (1 month’s supply), Hepatitis A, Rabies, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, boosters for Tetanus/Diphtheria/Measles *Out of Pocket Cost of immunizations depends on your insurance plan Total Costs: $262 (personal expenses) $_2378-2578 (you pay PSU) *Estimated program costs are subject to change. Estimate based on 12 person, 13 day trip. Registration deadline for Fieldwork in Tanzania and deposit deadline: October. 1st. Full payment due: November 1st. How will I pay for this trip?:  How will I pay for this trip? Financial Aid may be available to help you cover costs. Short term educational loans may be an option. Scholarships and grants are available to partially cover costs. You don’t have to commit or come up with the money until October 1st so begin fund raising and writing to relatives today! Speak to the PSU Bursar soon to start planning! --The Deposit for the trip is due OCTOBER 1st: $1,360-1,560 (cost of airfare) --The Balance for the trip is due NOVEMBER 1st : $1,018. DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE Speak to the Bursar’s office to arrange a payment plan today! Laurie Wilcox, Bursar, lrwilcox@mail.plymouth.edu or (603) 535 2215 Slide8:  Tanzania Slide9:  Village of Nyamuswa Kilimanjaro Airport Tanzania: Who takes care of us in Africa?:  Who takes care of us in Africa? Dr. Howarth’s friends, Brian Singer and Karen Stupic, are co-owners of Access 2 Tanzania which is the safari company that will guide us while we are in Tanzania. Learn more about our hosts: http://www.access2tanzania.com/ …Trips for the curious and thoughtful traveler… We will be working with their non-profit organization teaching in local schools for “Project Zawadi”: http://www.projectzawadi.org/ …nurturing and educating orphaned and other vulnerable Tanzanian children. Slide11:  Brian Singer and Karen Stupic Brian Singer:  Brian Singer Brian's first visit to Tanzania was as a Peace Corps Volunteer. He lived in the village teaching high school math for 2 years and he fell in love with the country and its people. Brian is fluent in Swahili. He plans on joining the PSU team for a portion of our trip in January 2007. After starting Project Zawadi to assist Tanzanian orphans, he jumped at the opportunity to start a safari company that would complement the non-profit and allow others to see the beauty of the country. He currently lives and works in New York City with his wife Karen. If you’d like to contact him email Brian@Access2Tanzania.com Our Guide in Tanzania… Michael!:  Our Guide in Tanzania… Michael! Michael is the oldest brother of the first orphans to be sponsored by Project Zawadi. Michael studied in Kenya and speaks fluent English. He is responsible for coordinating all safaris and acts as guide for many of them.  Michael is a graduate of Mount Meru College for Tourism with Certificates in Tour Guiding and Management. Brian with village children…:  Brian with village children… The village school…:  The village school… Mary Maria and Anna, two Project Zawadi students,  with Gloria, a local Volunteer. :  Mary Maria and Anna, two Project Zawadi students,  with Gloria, a local Volunteer. To learn more about the children of Project Zawadi and to read some of their letters, visit: http://www.projectzawadi.org/students.htm:  To learn more about the children of Project Zawadi and to read some of their letters, visit: http://www.projectzawadi.org/students.htm Nyamuswa Village Market:  Nyamuswa Village Market Our home in Nyamuswa Village: The Mukunga Guest House :  Our home in Nyamuswa Village: The Mukunga Guest House Mukunga Guest House --Inner Courtyard At the back of the courtyard are the bathing stalls as well as the toilets (squat - drop style). In the center of the courtyard is the water pump. In the morning, buckets of hot water are boiled for guests to prepare a full bucket (half hot /half cold) for bathing.:  Mukunga Guest House --Inner Courtyard At the back of the courtyard are the bathing stalls as well as the toilets (squat - drop style). In the center of the courtyard is the water pump. In the morning, buckets of hot water are boiled for guests to prepare a full bucket (half hot /half cold) for bathing. Guest House Dining Room:  Guest House Dining Room Slide28:  En route to the village and returning to the airport, we will be traveling through the Serengeti Wildlife Park for several hours on Safari! Picture yourself here… :  Picture yourself here… Slide32:  Join us for an experience that will change your life…

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