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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: CSULB Summer Session Program Financial Aid: ASI-CSULB Scholarship
Areas of Study: Child and Family Studies, Child Development
Program Description:
Program Dates: May 20 - June 7, 2019

Course: CDFS 490: Selected Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences

Approximate Travel Cost: $TBA

Tuition: $945

Insurance: $85

Course Description: This course will provide an opportunity for students to enhance their understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching, learning, and advocacy for children at the place where the approach was originated and developed. Students will tour the city of Reggio Emilia led by a community collaborator who values the city’s investment in the education of young children, attend presentations and lectures by pedagogistas, atelieristas, and teachers on the identity and fundamental principles of the Reggio Emilia approach, view the current exhibitions and ateliers comprised of visual, poetic, auditory, and kinesthetic works from Reggio Emilia children and adults, visit various Reggio Emilia Infant Toddler Centers and Preschools in the vicinity, and participate in discussions with people from different contexts, cultures, and experiences to share information about how Reggio Emilia approach can be adopted to address the unique needs of different communities. This course will be beneficial to anyone who are interested in opening a Reggio Emilia inspired child development center or anyone who pursue career opportunities at Reggio Emilia inspired, progressive child development centers. 

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This is a CSULB short-term, faculty-led study abroad course.
Contact Professor Youngok Jung for more information at

Open to all majors (as well as staff, faculty, alumni,
and community members on a space available basis).
Faculty permission required.

ASI-CSULB Study Abroad Scholarship
A limited number of $750 scholarships are available for short-term, study abroad programs.
Click here for more information and to apply for the scholarships.
Deadline to apply for scholarships: March 11, 2019     

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/09/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.