This blog supports the summer study abroad program in Spain.
Spanish for a Medical Mission to Ecuador is an interdisciplinary initiative to bridge health education, humanitarian engagement, and the Spanish language. The mission of this course is to provide twelve Princeton undergraduate students an unparalleled exposure to global health policies and health care through hands-on work in health clinics in Ecuador during Spring Break. A blog developed in collaboration with the McGraw center for Teaching and Learning provided a shared space to document the experience.
Students in this course reported on immigration and refugee policy and practice across borders, with a focus on the conflict between national security, international responsibility, and America and Canada’s historical roles in resettlement. Trips to Canada (Toronto and Winnipeg) and Connecticut will gave students opportunities to report from the field.
This seminar encourages the integration of digital storytelling tools–audio, video, still images, graphical material–with journalism’s foundational skills of rigorous observation, analysis, and writing. The course explores the forces of vision and voice in non-fiction, the tensions between reporting the story and telling it, and how the best writers bring them into harmony.
Students in this course focuses on medical and health topics in the hispanic world. Students learn and practice specific vocabulary and structures useful for conducting a medical interview in Spanish. Aspects of Latino culture in the health and medical fields are explored by means of examining authentic texts and through the contribution of guest speakers.
In June and July 2017, students traveled to Athens and the island of Lesbos, notebooks and cameras in hand, to serve as eyewitnesses at a pivotal moment in world affairs. Their challenging assignment: Produce a compelling and rigorous first rough draft of history.
In June and July 2016, students traveled to Athens and the island of Lesbos, notebooks and cameras in hand, to serve as eyewitnesses at a pivotal moment in world affairs. Their challenging assignment: Produce a compelling and rigorous first rough draft of history.