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Art of Contemporary Teaching - AIM Overseas
East Lansing MI, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jul)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Education and Social Work
Short-term Type:
Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:

Art of Contemporary Teaching - Michigan State University, USA
AIM Overseas
Short Term Study Abroad

USA - MSU - Floral

Location East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Program description This July 2017, University of Sydney Education students have the exciting opportunity to study contemporary teaching and techniques at a top university in the States. You will be looking at theory and practice around different types of teaching spaces, assessing student learning outcomes, designing curriculum and utilising new technology to enhance learning experiences. The program is crammed full of site visits and cultural activities, all designed to help you master formal and informal educational settings while giving you a world-class insight into U.S campus life.
Relevant subjects areas Education
Program dates 3 July to 21 July 2017
Application deadline 31 March 2017
Places available AIM Overseas programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible.
Eligibility criteria When researching the AIM Programs, be sure to consider whether you meet the published pre-requisites. You should contact AIM Overseas for course syllabi and discuss whether the program meets your academic requirements by discussing it with your course coordinator at the University of Sydney.
Language Classes are instructed in English.
Fees and scholarships
2017 Total program fee:  AUD$6,090
  • tuition
  • accommodation
  • most meals
  • site visits
  • cultural activities
  • AIM Overseas pre-departure service and support
Additional costs (not included in program fee):Airfare, travel insurance, personal expenses, additional travel. 

OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
About the university Michigan State University (MSU):
  • Ranked 99th among the world's top universities
  • Founded in 1855
  • Student population: 50,543 total: from all 83 counties in Michigan, all 50 states in the United States, and more than 138 other countries
  • MSU is America’s pioneer land-grant university and one of the top research universities in the world.
  • Awarded first in America for 21 straight years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education.
 Location overview East Lansing, Michigan is predominantly known and a student city. The city's downtown area is centred around Grand River Avenue, a wide, tree-lined boulevard. Grand River Avenue and Michigan Avenue serves as a dividing line between the Michigan State University campus and the rest of the city. The street is lined with many college-oriented businesses, such as bars, coffee shops, restaurants and bookstores.