Introducing exciting new online courses at GIAL
GRADUATE ONLINE COURSES
Foundations of Cross-cultural Service
Training Across Cultures – DE version of the current course being developed for possible opening summer of 2015. This course will be offered onsite in the Spring of 2015.
Understanding the Qur’an – C. John Block (Sessions 1-2, Spring 2014)
GRADUATE ONLINE BLENDED COURSE:
AA3381 and AA5381 Arts For a Better Future will be held in the summer session May 23- August 18 as a blended course (based online with a week of intensive residential learning on campus--June 13-18). Taught by Dr. Brian Schrag and Dr. Robin Harris.
Credit and non-credit options
If you don’t need credit for this course, you are welcome to take it as a workshop through our partnership with the International Council of Ethnodoxologists (ICE). See www.tinyurl.com/arts4bf
for details on the workshop option.
Arts in Trauma Healing--Blended, Sessions 1-2, Spring 2015
. For more information click here
UNDERGRADUATE ONLINE COURSES: (to be offered as Summer 2014 courses)
Language and Society
AA4370a – a one hour remedial course in the practical aspects of Cultural Anthropology for those whose undergrad anthropology was theoretical in nature. This will be an independent study course.
Cross-cultural Experience (to be offered in conjunction with an agency short term 6 to 8 week summer trip. We will start with Wycliffe’s Discovery Trip but will be open to working with other agencies. This six to eight week summer experience combines learning and service, allowing the student to explore the reality of cross-cultural service under the direction of a leader who has extensive field experience. Upon completion the student will:
- Have successfully lived and learned in a cross-cultural situation
- Understand experientially the challenges that come with 'immersion' in the host culture
- Understand some of the dynamics of working in a team setting