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Travel Dates (tentative):January 3 31, 2007. College Partner: University of West ... structure of benefit and detriment inside of a Caribbean setting ...
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Barbados 2007 Dr. Norma Gaines-Hanks, IFST Dr. Nyasha Grayman, IFST Co-Faculty Directors Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Basic Information Travel Dates (tentative):January 3 – 31, 2007 University Partner: University of West Indies at Cave Hill University of the West Indies, Cave Hill: http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/Travel Coordinator: Joann Mirkarimi, FunBarbados, Inc. FunBarbados: http://www.funbarbados.com/Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Barbados, West Indies: General Information The eastern most island in the Caribbean Geography: 430 square kilometers (166 square miles); around 25% is coastline Population: roughly 260,000 "Bajans" including African descendents European (basically British) Small however lively Hindu (India), Arab (Lebanese and Syrian) and Jewish people group. Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Barbados, West Indies: General Information Remained under British standard from its first settlement in 1627 to its Independence on November 30, 1966 More than 70 for every penny of the island\'s 260,000 individuals are immediate descendents from the constrained mass Africa movement of the late 1600s and 1700s-the slave exchange The asset house - a one of a kind element of Barbados is one result of the social side of sugar. manor laborers required houses that were effectively gathered and brought down so they could move from estate to ranch. Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Program Summary Required Service-learning positions with either the Ministry of Education or the Ministry of Health\'s HIV/AIDS program Total required hours shifts by course enlistment Six credits Required: MUSC 367 – Music and Culture Plus ONE of the accompanying IFST 334 – Experiential Education UNIV 362 – Experiential Learning (constrained to six) IFST/BAMS 475 – Culture and Privilege Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Program Information: Course Options Course #1: MUSC 367 : Music and Culture – Stefan Walcott, nearby instructor and artist Required for all understudies Course objectives: To furnish the understudy with An essential information of the social and chronicled variables/substances which affected on and made Caribbean societies. A comprehension of particular musical classifications made inside the Caribbean and how these types identify with the social performing artists which made them. The capacity to aurally recognize Caribbean musical kinds. A basic comprehension of how famous perspective and markets have affected on Caribbean indigenous structures. Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Program Information: Course Options Course #2 – Option 1 IFST 334/UNIV 362 Experiential Education – Dr. Gaines-Hanks IFST 334 for FCS/HS just; UNIV 362 constrained to 6 Course necessities: Approximately 40 hours of position; Placement diary; Reflections; Seminar-design Course #2 – Option 2 IFST/BAMS 475: Culture and Privilege – Dr. Grayman Examines the social structure of benefit and inconvenience inside a Caribbean setting Explores the intergenerational transmission of benefit Includes a progression of addresses, readings, class examination, and an experiential movement (around 20 hours) Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Program Information Program base: St. Michael\'s area (inside strolling separation of the University of the West Indies at Cave Hill and effortlessly open to Bridgetown) Housing: Paradise Villas, Black Rock http://www.barbadosapartments.net/index.php just 220 yards from one of the island\'s finest shorelines. Flats are elegantly enriched and have completely prepared kitchens, living/lounge areas and porches. Every one of the rooms are independently cooled. Day by day house keeper administration is comprehensive. Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Program Information Meals Included in project charge: Breakfast: Catered Daily Lunch incorporated into all trips Group Dinner: Plantation Dinner Show Other Eating Options Self cooking in condo (small bazaar inside strolling separation of inn; supermarket available by transport or taxi) Local eateries inside strolling separation or by means of neighborhood transportation (e.g., open transport or taxi) Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Getting Around the Island Public Transportation Blue Bus: Government Yellow Bus: Private White Mini-transport: Who Knows!!!!! Taxi stand outside of lodging Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Cultural Excursions and Activities Island Safari Tour (5 hr. visit) Stops may include: Edge Cliff, Bathsheba, St. John\'s Church, Welchman\'s Gully Includes lunch, soda pops and snacks served en route Island Extravaganza: Bajan Roots & Rhythms, The Plantation Theater (Bajan Roots and Rhythms at the Plantation: ( http://theplantation.bb/) Includes supper, stage appear, and hitting the dance floor with unrecorded music Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Cultural Excursions and Activities Arts and Crafts Tour (5 hr. visit) Stops may include: Pelican Craft Village; Medford Mahogany Works; Earth Works Pottery and Batik Gallery; The Shell Gallery Includes lunch stop Island Splendor (5 hr. visit) Stops may include: Harrison\'s Cave (Harrison\'s Cave: http://harrisonscave.com/); Codrington College; Francia Plantation House; Gun Hill Lion Monument; St. John\'s Parish Church Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Free Time Activities without duty shopping Beautiful Beaches Cruises on board the Jolly Roger or Tiami Catamaran Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Helpful "Bajan" Websites Bajan Roots and Rhythms at the Plantation: http://theplantation.bb/Barbados Tourism: http://barbados.org/FunBarbados: http://www.funbarbados.com/Ins and Outs of Barbados: http://www.insandoutsofbarbados.com/Paradise Villas: http://www.barbadosapartments.net/index.php University of the West Indies, Cave Hill: http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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What You Need to do… Now Apply on-line Pay $300 store inside 48 hours of presenting your application or not later than September 25, 2006. Affirm course fittingness for your scholastic system with your guide Next Pay $1200 non-refundable store by October 13 th Final parity: November 3 rd Tuition/charges due mid-December Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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Other Information Program Fee (to be reported) incorporates Airfare: PHL - BGI In-Country Ground Transportation Housing Daily breakfast and some journey or uncommon occasions related suppers Cultural Excursions Active identification required Exchange rate: $1 USD ~ $1.98 BDS Suggested burning through cash: $700 - $1000 (least) Barbados Study Abroad 2007

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