ERIC Number: ED169754
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for Out-of-School Credit in Foreign Travel.
Hartman, Don, Comp.; Hutto, Max, Comp.
Guidelines for out-of-school credit in foreign travel through the Foreign Study Program for high school students are presented. This program is offered to high school students in a format that encompasses areas contiguous to all major curriculum courses of the secondary school. The following topics are addressed: (1) program goals and objectives, (2) student requirements, (3) pre-travel meetings, (4) suggested curriculum assignments, (5) suggested post-travel evaluation, and (6) calculation of hours for credit. The section concerning teacher responsibility in planning travel includes the following topics: (1) securing competent travel agencies, (2) information on travel agents, (3) services and charges of travel agencies, (4) transportation and hotel reservations, (5) package tours through travel agencies, (6) group tours through travel agencies, (7) description of facilities, (8) cancellations, (9) charter flights, (10) questions to ask the travel agent, (11) orientation, (12) insurance, (13) travel fees, (14) participation agreement, (15) changes in itinerary and travel fees, (16) terms of student participation, (17) notice to school and board of education, (18) selection of students to travel, (19) what to wear, (20) what to do in case of injury or sickness, and (21) evaluating foreign language programs abroad. (SW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Jefferson County Board of Education, Birmingham, AL.