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Mark Rust, Associate Professor, Education. Ext 2503

Mark Rust

Dominican Republic Jan Term blog

Dominican Republic and the Educational and Life Experiences of the Deaf


March, 2014

Students will be involved in presenting instructional activities at the National Deaf School of the Dominican Republic as well as at a private school serving Deaf students with learning disabilities and behavior issues.

Expense

Total number of student participants projected: 8 (7 UG and 1 Grad).

  • Flight to DR w/ins, $700
  • Hotel, $800
  • Ground Transportation (airport to hotel and vice versa, week van rental, gas), $150
  • Taxes, tips, interpreter, driver, $140
  • Entrance Tax, $10
  • Day at Beach for R&R, $80
  • Teaching Materials, $50
  • Final Banquet, $50

Total
$1980.00

Tentative Itinerary 

October 21, 2013 (Monday) @ 6:30 – 7:30 pm
(Mandatory for all participants) 

November 4, 2012 (Monday) @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm 
(Mandatory for all participants) 

December 4, 2012 (Monday) @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm
(Mandatory for all participants) 

February 3, 2014 (Monday) @ 6:30 – 7:30 pm 
(Mandatory for all participants) 

March 3, 2014 (Monday) @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm 
(Mandatory for all participants)

Depart March 14, 2014 (TBA)

March 17 - 21, 2014
Visit various schools for the Deaf on the island and provide instruction 

March 22, 2014
Return to the US (TBA) 

March 27, 2014 (Thursday) @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm 
Debriefing and picture sharing

Month of April 2014
Evening presentation of experience to the McDaniel Community (TBA)

 
Contrast Literary Magazine Unveiling
April 24, 2014, 4:30 pm
Graduate Open House
April 24, 2014, 5:30 pm
Screening of 'Reel Bad Arabs'
April 24, 2014, 6:00 pm
Student Chamber Music Ensembles
April 24, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Dance Company Recital
April 25, 2014, 7:00 pm
Animal House - Decker Auditorium
April 25, 2014, 9:00 pm
Late Night Bowling Party
April 26, 2014, 10:00 pm
Spring Undergraduate Awards Ceremony
April 27, 2014, 12:00 am
Junior Open House
April 27, 2014, 1:00 pm
Children's Chorus of Carroll County
April 27, 2014, 2:00 pm
The Female Army Officer Experience
April 30, 2014, 7:00 pm
Children's Show
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
Spooky House
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
Laser Battle in the Quad
May 1, 2014, 7:00 pm
Musical Theatre/Opera Workshop
May 4, 2014, 7:00 pm