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FINLAND: CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Finland

March 10-19, 2016

This interdisciplinary course open to all majors is designed to provide students with an overview of human development (children, adolescents and adults) across the lifespan through a cross-cultural comparison between the United States and Finland. Our focus will be on comparative developmental psychology in children, adolescents, and adults with areas of emphasis in behavior, language, thought, emotions, and education.  During our time in Finland, we will have many opportunities to directly examine and compare human development across a number of these dimensions in settings that range from the formal to the informal (e.g., school to sporting events).

Highlights

  • Senate Square, Helsinki Cathedral, Olympic Stadium, the University of Helsinki, Suomelinna Island, and much more
  • Site  visits to the University of Turku, Turku International School, and the National Institute for Health and Welfare
  • Day trip to Turku – Finland’s oldest city and center for educational studies and teacher training

 Application and More Information

Now accepting applications. For more information, including pricing and scholarships available, please click here. Contact the Office of Academic Enrichment or awohlers@cameron.edu for more details.

CONTACT

Cameron University
Office of Academic Enrichment
2800 West Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505

Dr. Tony Wohlers, Director of Academic Enrichment
(580) 581-2496
awohlers@cameron.edu

Ms. Sharon Gloden, Administrative Assistant
(580) 581-6775
sgloden@cameron.edu

 

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