ENGR 4060.001 Innovation of Northern Italy.

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ENGR 4060.001 Technology of Northern Italy May 2009 (Summer Session) Instructors: Drs. John Veensta (CIVEN) and John Nazemetz (IEM) Open to All Majors - http://biosystems.okstate.edu/ENGR4060

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Agenda Welcome Introductions Course Goals and Logistics Location of Visit/Tours Course Schedule and Requirements Pre-Trip, Trip, Post-Trip Logistics Costs/Scholarships, Sign-Ups, … Travel Logistics/Responsibilities Q & A

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Course * Goals Provide On-Site Glimpse of Italian Technology and Culture Visits to Industrial and Cultural Sites Technology Visits (Tentative) Plastics, Construction, Glass Manufacturing, Wine Production, Shoe Manufacture, Olive Oil Production, Information Sciences/Product Identification, Food (Cheese) Processing, Cabinet/Furniture Manufacture, 15 th and 21 st Century Corn Mills, Water/Wetlands Management, Automobile, Oil and Gas, Manufacture, Textile/Clothing Manufacture, … Cultural And Architectural Visits (Tentative) Ca\'Tron Architecture, Art Museums, Science Museums, Palaces, Canal/Barge Travel, Walking Tours of Florence/Venice, … Immersion in Italy (Public Transportation, Restaurants, Cafes, … Student Selected/"Free" Time Activities * NOTE: Course meets all OSRHE principles for Course/Credit Hours

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ENGR 4060.001 Technology of Northern Italy Area for Visit We arrange an "open C" visit/circle from the US through focal and northern Italy We will travel to Rome and go via train to Florence, Bologna/Milan and Venice ranges, and withdraw from Venice – understudies may stretch out trek to different urban communities, … after class closes. USA http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/itfacts.htm

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Costs and Sign-Ups Sign-up by February 2, 2009 (a $400 non-refundable store is expected at sign-up) The equalization of the nearby costs will be charged to your treasurer account in the center to end of March, 2009. Contact: Nancy Rogers ( Nancy.Rogers@okstate.edu ) or Dr. Ron Elliott ( ron.elliott@okstate.edu ; 111 Ag Hall) Tuition 1 $ 750 How Much: The evaluated expense is: Course Expenses 2 1,550 Meals, In Country Expenses 3 500 Air Fare 4 1,100 $3,900 + Personal 5 $$$ ??? 1 Paid for in Summer Semester. No expenses and no extra charges for out of state inhabitants 2 Paid in Advance - Local costs incorporate hotel, the vast majority of your suppers, nearby transportation (prepare, transport, and vessel), and visits. Will be concluded by Feb 2, 2009. 3 Paid as you go in Italy – Will differ by understudy taste/inclinations, 4 This is the as of now offered economy passages, you may discover better/more awful costs. 5 Cost of trinkets, individual outings, and so on excluded. This is an evaluation, genuine expense may contrast (marginally).

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Scholarships Available International Experience Scholarships OSU There was an offering of such grants in the fall, with every one of them being represented decently fast, however this is ADDITIONAL subsidizing that has been made available.  I trust that the grants are in the measure of $500 for transient concentrate abroad, (for example, the May ENGR 4060 courses in Italy, Brazil, China, and Germany). For more data, go to http://studyabroad.okstate.edu/ieo.aspx?page=120 and/or stop by the Study Abroad Office in 060-G Student Union – Applications open January 21, 2009, 8:00 a.m. CEAT Schools As of the season of this written work, there are still $500-1000 grants accessible for understudies in the accompanying majors (first come/initially served \'til the numerical furthest reaches of grants in every major is come to):             Biosystems Engineering             Civil & Environmental Engineering             Electrical & Computer Engineering             Fire Protection & Safety Technology             Industrial Engineering & Management Student/Financial Aid Can be Used for the Course

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Possible/Probable Cost Trip Total Estimated Cost $3900 Less Study Abroad* 500 $3400 Less CEAT Assist** 500 $2900 Less Tuition Scholarships 750 $2250 * Form Available on line Search OSU site for "Executive Study Abroad" ** May be constrained accessibility - FCFS – restricted # accessible every School

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Course Logistics (1) Pre-Trip Six (6) Class Meetings Planned for Spring Semester Tentatively Planned for Five (5) Monday Evenings and One (1) Saturday – Day of Meetings Subject to Change to Accommodate Students in Course Feb 16 – Short Pre-Class, Passport, … checks, as required March 9– General (Group) Travel and Journal Writing March 23 – History and Culture of Italy March 30 – Italian Language April 4 (Sat.) – Trip (Vineyard/Winery, Dinner) – Practice Touring and Journal Writing April 13 – Italian Architecture April 20 – Italian Art May 4 – Short, Final check/Questions, … as required

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Course Logistics (2) During Trip (Arrive May,10/11, Trip - May 11-23, Depart May 24) Visits to Industrial and Cultural Sites Prearranged Group Tours/Presentations Travel by Charter Bus, (Public) Trains, Boats/Ferries, and Busses Students Will Keep/Write Journals of Experiences and Observations Daily Journal Entries Expected Each Student Will Research A Site/Industry before Leaving US and Will Provide "Mastery" to Other Students Regarding Site/Industry amid Trip

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Course Logistics (3) Post-Trip Journal Completion/Compellation Add Pictures Edit as Needed Summary Paper on Experiences Technical Observations Comparisons to US Culture and Technology Lessons Learned Due by mid-July (for Summer Grade Submission) Grade Based on Pre-Trip Participation and Research, Trip Behavior, Journal, and Post-Trip Summaries

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Sample (Last Year\'s) Itinerary Link to booklet.doc

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Cotto Veneto

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Betiol Guseppe Cheese Plant

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Wine Production A Prosecco grape and wine maker

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Florence Waste Recycling Technology in strong waste administration - Florence

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Le Torri Making olive oil with an icy press

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Veneta Cucine Spa

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API Plastics

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Grain Mills Power behind an Old Grain Mill Power behind a New Grain Mill

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Museo dela Bonifica San Dona di Piave Learning how the Veneto was recovered from marsh land

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Venice Flood Gates Construction Taking a pontoon ride to visit the development of the Venice conduits

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Venice: San Marco

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Venice: Rialto Bridge

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Florence: Duomo Florence from ridge (Duomo in Distance) Duomo Basilica

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Florence: History of Science Museum Da\'Vinci Drawing of riggings Galileo\'s target focal point Retrieved from: http://www.imss.fi.it/

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Bologna: University of Bologna Group outside U of B Engineering Campus Departmental sign in building

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Bologna Medici Library Medici Library Two Towers

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Travel Logistics (1) Passports and Visas All Travelers MUST Obtain Passports Begin Process NOW !! Identification Offices – Department of State - http://travel.state.gov/international ID/passport_1738.html First Passport ? http://travel.state.gov/international ID/get/first/first_832.html Passport Photos Can be Taken and Assistance Provided by the Study Abroad Office in 060-G Student Union US Citizens Do Not Need to Obtain Visas Foreign Nationals May Need Visas

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Visas – Non-US Citizens Who Needs One - http://www.esteri.it/visti/home_eng.asp Visas – 35 - http://www.esteri.it/visti/rilascio_eng.asp Selected Sites Kansas City - Honorary Vice Consulate Address: New Brotherhood Building, 753 State Ave. Suite 102 - Kansas City, KS 66101 Tel.: 0019132812222 Fax: 3216525 E-mail: rserra@wycokck.org Denver - Honorary Vice Consulate Address: 7325 South Jackson Street - Centennial, CO 80122 Tel.: 0013032249927 Fax: 2249930 E-mail: italyconsulcolo@msn.com Houston - General Consulate Address: 1300, Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 660 - Houston, TX 77056 Tel.: 001713 8507520 Fax: 8509113 Website: www.italconshouston.org E-mail: houston.italcons@itwash.org

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Travel Logistics (2) Air Travel Students will calendar and pay for their own particular flights, yet we will furnish help with reservations if necessary. We will get understudies at Rome airplane terminal and give go to withdraw Venice air terminal or train station. Understudies are allowed to invest extra energy in Europe taking after the fruition of the class, and may fly out of an alternate city.

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Travel Logistics (3) Lodging All Lodging During Course will be Pre-orchestrated Double Occupancy Ca\'Tron Campus and Overnight Stays in Rome, Florence, Bologna/Milan (speculative) Meals Many (however not all) Meals will be Pre-organized During Course Some Evening Meals Will Be At Student\'s Discretion A Listing of Meals (and to who\'s detriment) Will Be Provided in Final Itinerary ( ~ March 1) All Alcohol will be at Individual Expense

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Eating close Ca\'Tron

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Eating in Tuscany

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Eating in Venice

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A Café in Murano

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Travel Logistics (4) Packing and Luggage Pack Light – Laundry Facilities Will Be Available Be Prepared to "Tote" All of Own Bags Additional Advice at Course Meeting 1. Restorative Considerations Proof of Internationally Valid Health Insurance Will be Required for Trip Fitness – Touring Requires Walking (~ 2-3 Miles for every hour of strolling visits) Should Begin Fitness Program to Assure Ability Bring All Needed, Likely Needed (Prescriptions, Non-Prescription) Not All Medical Conditions May have the capacity to Be Accommodated Participants Will be Asked to Self-Reveal Medical

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