The Ruth S. Ammon School of Education offers many opportunities for you experience other cultures while studying abroad. Programs led by Adelphi faculty are offered during the January intersession and spring break session. These short-term study abroad programs have limited enrollment.
Exploring Disability Issues Internationally
Travel Dates: March 13–22, 2015
This interdisciplinary program in Paris, France, includes an experiential learning component providing an awareness of contemporary issues in the fields of special education and psychology relevant to the needs of exceptional learners. This comparative course provides an overview of special education law and processes as well as the historical and philosophical bases of special education in both the United States and France.
Sport-Based Youth and Community Development in Jamaica
Travel Dates: May 22–31, 2015
In this global service-learning course, students will actively examine youth and community development through sport and physical activity in Jamaica. In partnership with community stakeholders, students will develop, implement, and evaluate a sport-based youth and community development program in Jamaica, along with exploring the influence of culture, context, and community.
Comparative and Cultural Education in India
Travel Dates: January 3–16, 2015
Currently, individuals with disabilities in India are either served in segregated programs or, in the case of infants and young children, they receive very few services. Students will have the opportunity to travel to Kerala, a state in southwest India, to learn about the special education system, family practices, traditions and cultures in the country.
Global Student Teaching
Student teach abroad through Adelphi’s affiliation with the Global Student Teaching program of the University of Minnesota, Morris.
For any questions regarding opportunities to study abroad, please contact The Center for International Education.
Ruth S. Ammon School of Education
p – 516.877.4100