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Literacy Seminar in New Zealand - July 12 to August 8

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) - Dr. Connie Unger, assistant professor of education at Moravian College, will lead a four-week summer course entitled, "Literacy Seminar in New Zealand" from July 12 to August 8. The course will take place in Hamilton, New Zealand at the University of Waikato.

"Literacy Seminar in New Zealand" is designed to introduce the knowledge and skills pertaining to the nature of the reading process and the teaching of reading as it relates to children in the primary, intermediate, and middle school grades. It will also involve participation in school placements at both rural and urban settings.

Sightseeing will also be offered during this program, including visits to rainforests, black beaches, caves, geothermal areas, and Maori villages. The program will also visit several cultural sites in the Auckland and Hamilton areas.

The course is open to the public. Application deadline is March 1, 2002. Total cost for tuition, accommodations, most meals, ground transportation, program tours, and guest lectures is $3,275. Airfare, costs of private travel, laundry, and personal expenses are not included. For a detailed brochure and application, contact the International Studies Office, Moravian College at 610-861-7847.