2020 Italy Relational Learning in Education

Study Relational Learning in Education 

Open to all majors
Location: Florence, Reggio Emilia, and Rome, Italy
Time: May Intersession, May 14 - June 3, 2020

Course Information

  • Course: ESPY 29525 OR Hybrid ESPY 49525
  • No. of Credits: 3 credits
  • Instructor: Dr. Anne Morrison (amorriso@kent.edu | 330-672-0580)

Program overview

  • Immerse yourself in this international experience during 2 weeks of study abroad 
  • Face to face classes are held in the elegant Palazzo Vettori on the KSU Florence campus and throughout Italy 
  • Collaborate with teachers and students from Ambrit Rome International School (pre k through 8 English as a first language school), a Public Elementary School in Florence (where pre-k through 6 students learn English as a foreign Language) and Liceo Machievelli High School
  • Examine the social construction of knowledge that takes places in educational relationships 
  • Engage in learning/mentoring experiences as you apply theories of learning to practice 
  • Work one-on-one with peers and/or other students in the process of learning
  • Examine relational learning practices including the Reggio Emilia approach, mentoring, Vygotsky's socio-cultural learning, and documentation of learning experience

To Apply

Online Application

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2019

Fee: $60 to apply

Informational Meeting Times:  

     Sept. 24     3 p.m.     Room 200 White Hall

     Sept. 30     12 p.m.   Room 217 White Hall   

For more information contact Rose Onders at ronders@kent.edu (ph: 330-672-0564) or visit the Center for International & Intercultural Education 215 White Hall.