NS 4620

NS 4620

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This seminar will prepare students for Global Service Learning Summer Programs in diverse locales. Students will hear from Cornell faculty and staff on relevant global health and development issues. Course sessions will cover important country and regional-specific factors relating to geography, culture, history, politics, and health systems. Students will be actively engaged in reading, discussing and presenting on key seminar topics.

When Offered Spring.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL)

Comments Students must have been accepted into a Cornell Global Service Learning Program or the student must be planning to travel abroad during the summer for their global health field experience requirement. There are three seminar sections - when enrolling, students must choose either the Zambia or Tanzania section.

Outcomes
  • Describe important country- and region-specific factors relating to geography, culture, history, politics and health systems of the country to which students will travel.
  • Work in collaborative teams to research and present on country specific projects.
  • Demonstrate reflective practices (oral and written), especially related to cultural diversity, professional growth, collaboration, and service-learning.
  • Demonstrate competency to act in three ways: a) To learn safely and effectively in a challenging and exciting international context. b) To support the learning and well-being of your fellow students. c) To serve as a student ambassador in maintaining and fostering Cornell Global Health Program's international partnerships.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 13938NS 4620  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Enrollment limited to students accepted into the Cornell Global Service Learning Program in Zambia during the Summer that follows the Spring semester in which this course is being offered. If you have been accepted into this program, you will be bulk enrolled into a course section, and will not need to worry about enrolling. Mia Haller (mah423) is the contact for inquiries.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 13920NS 4620  SEM 102

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Enrollment limited to students accepted into the Cornell Global Service Learning Program in Tanzania during the Summer that follows the Spring semester in which this course is being offered. If you have been accepted into this program, you will be bulk enrolled into a course section, and will not need to worry about enrolling. Mia Haller (mah423) is the contact for inquiries.