Global Programs

UK: Literacy Teaching and Learning

Discover 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 5 - July 25, 2015

Application Deadlines:

Round 1: Sunday, December 7, 2014

Round 2: Sunday, February 8, 2015

Round 3: Sunday, March 15, 2015

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

Related Areas of Study:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • International Education
  • K-12 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 to 6 credits as appropriate to the particular needs of their academic program.

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

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

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

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

ENGED-GE 2191 Section 098 (Class Number TBA) - 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 TBA) - Independent Study: Effective School for Cosmopolitan Democracies (1-3 points)

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

TESOL-GE 2039 Section 097 (Class Number TBA) - 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:

2015 Graduate Tuition: $1,479 per point plus registration and services fees

Bursar’s payment deadline dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2015 Housing Fees: $1000

2015 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 to and from the program location is not included in the program fee. Students must purchase their own round-trip tickets and are responsible for their own accommodation for travel beyond the program dates.

Student will be notified when to book flights. We recommend comparing tickets on multiple sites to ensure the best fare. Past participants have used the following flight search engines: KayakHipmunkVayama Google Flights and StudentUniverse.com for student rates.

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 Visas and Immigration, Center for Disease Control, Lonely Planet Guide, NYU London

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

Helpful Links: BBC Weather