Global Programs

UK: Literacy Teaching and Learning

Discover how how diversity has impacted teaching and learning in British schools, in comparison to those in America. You’ll visit a range of schools and deepen your understanding of language development, literacy learning, multimodality and the education of young people in the world’s most diverse city. You will be provided with models and opportunities to differentiate instruction and develop multimodal approaches for working with diverse learners. Trips to cultural sites round out the program.

Location:

London, England

Program Dates:

July 6 - July 26, 2014

Application Deadlines:

Round 1: Sunday, February 9, 2014

Round 2: Sunday, March 16, 2014

More about deadlines and how to apply

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • NYU undergraduate seniors who have:

○       96+ earned credits

○       related course work

○       approval from the faculty director as well as their advisor

  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution

Suggested Majors/Professions:

  • K-12 Education
  • International Education
  • Literacy Education

This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from other majors and professions.

Course(s):

This program is offered as a series of integrated experiences and the themes explored cut across all courses listed below. By advisement, students register for 3 or 6 credits only as appropriate to the particular needs of their academic program.

CHDED-GE 2011 Section 099 (Class Number 2810) - Multicultural Perspectives on Social Studying in Early Childhood (2 points)

CHDED-GE 2055 Section 099 (Class Number 2812) - Integrated Arts in Childhood Education (2 points)

CHDED-GE 2070 Section 099 (Class Number 2813) - Foundations of Curriculum (3 points)

SOCED-GE 2140 Section 099 (Class Number 2805) - Culminating Seminar: History and Social Studies Workshop (3 points)

ENGED-GE 2191 Section 098 (Class Number 3057) - New Perspectives on the Teaching of English (3 points)

Independent Study: Please consult with your Academic Adviser before enrolling for one of the independent studies below.

TCHL-GE 2300 Section 099 (Class Number 2783) - Independent Study: Effective School for Cosmopolitan Democracies (1-3 points)

ENGED-GE 2300 Section 099 (Class Number 2783) -  Independent Study: Texts and Teaching for Diverse Learning Needs (1-3 points)

TESOL-GE 2039 Section 097 (Class Number 3068) - Independent Study: Advanced Individual Project in Multilingual, Multicultural Studies (3 points)

Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion

Syllabus 2013

Faculty:

Dee Anne Anderson, Adjunct Instructor, English Education and Literacy Education, New York University

Dr. Richard Andrews, Professor of Education at the renowned Institute of Education, London

Tuition:

2014 Graduate Tuition: $1,422 per point plus registration and services fees

Bursar’s payment deadline dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2014 Housing Fees: $1100

2014 Activity Fees: $700

Housing and Activity fees are billed through the Bursar and will be due in accordance with the Bursar billing schedule.

International Airfare is not included. Students must purchase their own tickets. Recommended Airfare Search Engines: Vayama, Kayak, Bing

Accommodations:

Housing arranged in partnership with NYU London in university residence halls. Accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates. Please keep in mind that flights arriving into London typically depart New York a day in advance.

Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid at least six months beyond the program end date.

Visa: US citizens require a valid passport and do not require a visa for visits to the UK of less than six months in duration. All other passport holders should check with their respective visa requirements.

Helpful links: US State Department, UK Border Agency, Center for Disease Control, Lonely Planet Guide, NYU in London

Weather: In London, July temperatures tend to be cooler than in New York, usually in the 60°s (Fahrenheit).

Helpful Links: BBC Weather