Learn about Concordia faculty-led field schools and how to develop your own. Field schools programs mobilize students, and offer experiential, transformative learning experiences within the structure of a Concordia course.
Field schools promotes experiential learning, providing real world, out-of-classroom experience to participants. Field schools can encompass various categories of academic activities that take place outside of Quebec.
What is a Field School
Types of field schools
Things to note
Submitting a proposal
A field school is typically either a faculty-led course taught abroad (normally during the summer term) or a summer school offered by a Concordia partner university abroad. For both, experiential learning plays an important role by providing both teaching and a learning-experience abroad related to course contents. While several models and examples of field schools at Concordia exist, they typically match one of the following examples:
A field school can be:
When investigating a prospective field school, it is important to consider the following:
If you have a field school you would like to propose but are not certain of how to proceed, please contact Maral Abajian, Coordinator of short-term programs at Concordia International, for a preliminary consultation.
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