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Education in Madrid


Led By:

Dr. Diana Linn

Dates:

June 2 - July 7, 2018

Estimated Cost: 

$3,700

Course:

EDDP 4324: Teaching Diverse Student Populations

EDCI 3224: Teaching in Diverse Settings

Note: For additional course options, contact Dr. Diana Linn.

Includes:

Welcome and Farewell Meals
Academic & Cultural Excursions
Accommodations - Apartments
Health Insurance
Local Transportation
*Program cost does not include airfare and TAMIU tuition and fees. 

Tentative Itinerary


Week 1

Madrid welcome and orientation. Walking tour of the local neighborhood and arrival reception at a local restaurant or tapas bar. Class sessions from Monday – Thursday. Free time Fri-Sun. Meet with Ministry of Education Representatives and visit local schools. Cultural activities may include dinner at a traditional restaurant, El Museo del Traje, travel on the Teleferico, and a visit to El Rastro (Madrid’s bustling flea market).

Week 2

Class sessions from Monday – Thursday. Free time Fri-Sun. Students will teach lessons at a Spanish school. Visits may include San Antonio de La Florida Festival, a traditional bullfight, and other social activities organized by the International House. Excursion to Toledo.

Week 3

Madrid class sessions from Tuesday – Thursday. Free time Fri-Sun. Visits may include Parque Juan Carlos I, European Day of Music, Casa de Campo, and other social activities as organized by International House.

Week 4

Class sessions from Monday – Thursday. Free time Fri-Sun. Visits may include Parque del Oeste, Flamenco lessons, and trips to Segovia and El Escorial.

Week 5

Class sessions from Monday – Thursday. Free time Friday. Social and farewell activities organized by International House. Farewell tapas organized by AIM.

Forms


Important Dates


February 15

APPLICATIONPAYMENT AGREEMENT, AND $200 NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE ARE DUE.

March 15

STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS DUE.

March 20

PROGRAM MUST BE PAID IN FULL.

April 2 - 6

MANDATORY PROGRAM MEETING TO DISCUSS AIRFARE, ITINERARY AND COURSEWORK (TIME AND LOCATION TBA)

April 20

MANDATORY ORIENTATION: TRAVEL, TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, CULTURE, HEALTH AND SAFETY, AND GENERIC TIPS.
NOTE: THE STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CHARGES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM COST PAID ON HIS/HER BEHALF.

 Study Abroad Admission Requirements

*Students interested in participating that do not meet study abroad requirements may be reviewed on a case by case basis for admissions.

Program Refunds**

Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be communicated by submitting the Study Abroad Withdrawal Form . The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. TAMIU will refund recoverable tuition and costs as determined by IE. Refunds will be calculated from the date IE is notified in writing of your intent to withdraw based on the program payment schedule. TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program leader due to unforeseen circumstances. However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.
**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner. In the event TAMIU cancels the program, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.

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