Community Education

Communities of
InterCultural Learning
(CoIL Boston)

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Bunker Hill Community College
organizes study tours in Boston, MA
(USA) through the Communities of
InterCultural Learning ...
Your Country

USA

Your Country

Prior to
Departure:

In the USA:

Upon
Returning:

Explore
Subjects
within
Curriculum
&
A...
Intercultural Learning Program
US Culture:
Ten aspects of
the society that
are different from
their culture.

Boston:
Disc...
Intercultural Learning Program

Students Learn from a Variety of Perspectives

Customizable
Seminar Topics
Relevant to
You...
Students Learn from a Variety of Perspectives

Community
Service
Projects

Historical
Excursions
around Boston

Outings to...
Academic Course Structure
Each course focuses on the following time
frames:
Historical—What Occurred in the Past
Current—W...
Academic Course Framework Examples:
US Culture

Economics

Marketing

Historical

Historical

Historical

Current

Current...
Week-to-Week
Schedule
Each program we design is unique to reflect the
needs of your student population. However,
you can g...
Program Practices
Relevant Educational Classes
Excursions & Outings
Examine Positive & Challenging
Intercultural Experienc...
Program Practices
Excursion Examples:
Boston Federal Reserve Bank
Bunker Hill Monument & Museum
Harvard University
John Jo...
Program Practices
Outings Examples (Costs Extra):
Trolley & Super Duck Tour
John F. Kennedy Library & Museum
MIT Museum—Bl...
Program Practices
Independent Field Trip Examples:

North End
American Repertory Theatre
Blue Man Group

Boston Harbor Isl...
Community Service
Boston Living Center
St. Francis House
Community Servings
Cradles to Crayons
Rose Kennedy Greenway
Great...
About Your Country—Discuss topics
about your culture at a college in
Boston to promote intercultural
exchange.
Plan—Before...
US Culture

Academic
Courses

Boston

Research:
Prior to
Departure:

Community
Service
Historical
Excursions

Student
club...
Contact:

Jack Chan, Program Manager
Bunker Hill Community College
250 New Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129
TEL: 1-617-2...
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Study Tour in Boston, U.S.A -- Communities of Intercultural Learning Boston (CoIL Boston) at Bunker Hill Community College

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Bunker Hill Community College organizes study tours for international high school and college school groups interested in exposing their students to US culture and other relevant topics including macroeconomics, US History, English Grammar, Writing and Speaking. The study tour is customizable. You can choose from one, two, three of four week program. Students stay with American host families. it's a fabulous way for your students to gain US experience. For more information about CoIL Boston, please visit us at http://www.bhcc.mass.edu/coilboston/

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Study Tour in Boston, U.S.A -- Communities of Intercultural Learning Boston (CoIL Boston) at Bunker Hill Community College

  1. 1. Community Education Communities of InterCultural Learning (CoIL Boston) 1
  2. 2. Bunker Hill Community College organizes study tours in Boston, MA (USA) through the Communities of InterCultural Learning Boston program (CoIL Boston) Mission—International students have a rewarding educational, cultural, & personal experience through academic classes, social interaction, and exposure to US culture. 2
  3. 3. Your Country USA Your Country Prior to Departure: In the USA: Upon Returning: Explore Subjects within Curriculum & Areas of US Culture Attend seminars and/or academic classes Participate in Community Service projects; visit Boston Attractions Exchange Intercultural Experiences 3 Inspired to be a better citizen Become a more globallyaware citizen Students Reflect on their Intercultural Experience
  4. 4. Intercultural Learning Program US Culture: Ten aspects of the society that are different from their culture. Boston: Discover five areas of the city students would like to visit Homestay Experience: Interview three students who have been on a Homestay in US Academic Courses: Pre-study: Areas to be examined for each seminar Research: Prior to Departure US Community College System: What is it? How does it work? 4 Community Service: What is community service in the US? Historical Excursions: Research FIVE attractions of interest Bunker Hill Community College: Email correspondence with BHCC Students
  5. 5. Intercultural Learning Program Students Learn from a Variety of Perspectives Customizable Seminar Topics Relevant to Your Students’ Academic Classes to foster interaction between BHCC professors and students Community Service Projects Educational Perspectives Library & Language Laboratory Workshops Speak about the Country’s History & Culture 5 Possible English as a Second Language classes , if desired
  6. 6. Students Learn from a Variety of Perspectives Community Service Projects Historical Excursions around Boston Outings to Places & Events in the Boston Area Cultural Perspectives Homestay with US Families Organized and Independent Field Trips (approved list) 6 Explore Student Life at Bunker Hill Community College
  7. 7. Academic Course Structure Each course focuses on the following time frames: Historical—What Occurred in the Past Current—What is transpiring in Contemporary America Future—What are predictions for the near and distant future? Note: Courses do not focus too much on theory. 7
  8. 8. Academic Course Framework Examples: US Culture Economics Marketing Historical Historical Historical Current Current Current Future Future Future Entrepreneurship Business US History Historical Historical Historical Current Current Current Future Future Future 8
  9. 9. Week-to-Week Schedule Each program we design is unique to reflect the needs of your student population. However, you can generally expect your students to experience the following: Seminars Mixed Classes with Bunker Hill Professors and Students Historical Excursions around Boston & Learning Field Trips Community Service Projects Interaction with BHCC students 9
  10. 10. Program Practices Relevant Educational Classes Excursions & Outings Examine Positive & Challenging Intercultural Experiences Program Feedback—Ongoing 10
  11. 11. Program Practices Excursion Examples: Boston Federal Reserve Bank Bunker Hill Monument & Museum Harvard University John Joseph Moakley Courthouse Massachusetts State House Tour USS Constitution Ship & Museum Freedom Trail Walk Black Heritage Trail 11
  12. 12. Program Practices Outings Examples (Costs Extra): Trolley & Super Duck Tour John F. Kennedy Library & Museum MIT Museum—Blending Art & Technology Old South Meeting House BOSTON CITY PASS (Access to 5 Attractions) Harvard Museum of Natural History Museum of Fine Arts Museum of Science New England Aquarium Skywalk Observatory 12
  13. 13. Program Practices Independent Field Trip Examples: North End American Repertory Theatre Blue Man Group Boston Harbor Islands Boston National Historical Park Boston Commons & Boston Public Gardens Chinatown Institute of Contemporary Art Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Games 13
  14. 14. Community Service Boston Living Center St. Francis House Community Servings Cradles to Crayons Rose Kennedy Greenway Greater Boston Food Bank ReVision Urban Farm Room to Grow Pine Street Inn 14
  15. 15. About Your Country—Discuss topics about your culture at a college in Boston to promote intercultural exchange. Plan—Before coming to the US, your students identify topics to share about themselves, their interests and their aspirations. Share —Students discuss their history and culture with our college students. Our students are invited to share about their culture with your students. 15
  16. 16. US Culture Academic Courses Boston Research: Prior to Departure: Community Service Historical Excursions Student clubs Community Colleges Dialogue with our students Homestays Bunker Hill Seminars in a variety of Topics Communities of InterCultural Learning Outings Educational Perspectives Community Service Historical Excursions Cultural Perspectives Field Trips Library & Language Laboratory Student Life Home-stays Your Country’s Culture 16 Mixed Classes
  17. 17. Contact: Jack Chan, Program Manager Bunker Hill Community College 250 New Rutherford Avenue Boston, MA 02129 TEL: 1-617-228-2157 Email: jchan@bhcc.mass.edu Yan Li East Asia Representative Email: yli1289@bhcc.mass.edu

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