Documenting Dutch Culture
Documenting Dutch Culture will provide a historical and intercultural communication context in which today’s students can explore their contemporary understanding of Northern European culture through documentary and travel photography. Through readings, photo critiques, class discussion and visits to points of interest in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and The Hague, students will be able to understand the impact of Dutch culture on the rest of the world. The program starts and ends at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam where students may choose to fly in and out of the country with the program leaders via the Charlotte Douglas airport. June 30 – July 20, 2018. $4,066 includes accommodations, in-country (private bus) travel, airport transfers, all breakfasts and some other group meals.
COM 2124 – Intercultural Communication – 3 credits
COM 4220 – Photojournalism – 3 credits
All students are strongly urged to attend a Faculty-led Study Abroad Financial Workshop prior to submitting the signed application to OiED. These workshops are held throughout the semester. We will answer your questions about program payment schedule, cancellation policy, financial aid and other funding sources, financial planning, and other related topics. ALL IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD IN THE PLEMMONS STUDENT UNION. Online and evening workshops are available on (TBD). For workshop dates and to register for a workshop, please click here.
Billable Program Cost: $ 4066.26
Includes: in-country program transportation, lodging, international health and evacuation insurance, program events, some (29) meals (including all breakfasts), and OIED/CCS administrative fee.
Estimated Additional Student Cost: $ 3350.00
Estimated costs include but are not limited to: airfare ($1600), personal expenses ($250), and most (34) meals ($525).
Undergraduate Summer tuition for 2018 is estimated at $975 for 6 credits.
* Non-US citizens may need to apply for a visa before entering The Netherlands
** Tuition and fees for summer program are not
included in this cost. Please go to this link
and scroll down to "Study Abroad Rates" to determine what tuition and fees you will be charged based on your individual status. Please note that summer tuition and fees are updated during the spring semester.
Appalachian reserves the right to cancel or alter the program format or to change costs in case of conditions beyond the university's control. Further details about Appalachian's withdrawal/cancellation policy can be found at this link.
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If you plan to use any form of financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships) to participate in a short-term, faculty-led education abroad program, we strongly recommend that you take the following steps before applying to the program:
- Complete your FAFSA for the academic year in which the program is offered. Please be mindful of Financial Aid deadlines!
- Visit the Office of Financial Aid's website at http://financialaid.appstate.edu/study-abroad. Read all the information carefully and print the Study Abroad Agreement Form for the appropriate term that you are requesting an increase in financial aid due to studying abroad.
- Go to the Office of Financial Aid on the second floor of the JET Building to discuss your financial aid eligibility with Kim Overcash or Laura Sullivan PRIOR to applying to the program.
The international component of this course will run from 06/30/2018 to 07/20/2018.
Five pre-program meetings during the spring semesters; dates and times TBD.
Dr. Lynette Holman, Associate Professor
Department of Communication
Mr. Philip Holman, Adjunct Instructor
Department of Communication
Lynette Holman is an associate professor of journalism at App State. She was a Roy H. Park Fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill and earned her Ph.D. from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in December of 2010. Before going back to school, she was a journalist for more that 10 years, with most of her career spent at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia. She teaches Intro to Journalism, Intro to Media Publishing, Multimedia Storytelling, Photojournalism, Advanced Design for Digital Storytelling, and Journalism Ethics in the communication department.
Philip Holman is the marketing director for Charleston Forge, a furniture company headquartered in Boone, N.C. Prior to that he taught high school students at an arts academy in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He has a master's degree in photojournalism from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has worked as a photojournalist for various media outlets for more than 10 years. He teaches Photojournalism as an adjunct instructor for the communication department. His mother is Dutch, he speaks Dutch fluently, and he has traveled around The Netherlands countless times.
Philip and Lynette met in college and have been married for more than 20 years.
How to Apply
- CONTACT THE FACULTY DIRECTOR(S) TO DISCUSS THE PROGRAM
- SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION
- Log in to AppalNET/Banner Self-Service.
- Select the "Direct Link to Web Self-Service" using your AppState username and password.
- Select the Student Tab.
- Scroll down and click on the "Faculty-Led Study Abroad Application Packet*" link.
- Select the program-specific application form from the programs drop-down menu.
- Fill out, save, and submit the online application.
- PRINT, SIGN, AND DATE THE PAPER APPLICATION FORM
- PAY THE NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT
- Walk to the Office of Student Accounts, located on the 2nd floor of the John E. Thomas building.
- Give the name and term of your program to the Cashier who will look up the deposit charge on your account (e.g., Poland COM Summer 1).
- Pay the non-refundable deposit by check, cash, debit card, or money order. Please note that Student Accounts can no longer accept credit card payments in person, but they can take credit card payments online. Online credit and debit card payments are subject to a non-refundable 2.75% transaction fee.
- BRING YOUR SIGNED PAPER APPLICATION TO OIED
- Walk to the Office of International Education and Development (OIED), located on the 3rd floor of Plemmons Student
Union, Suite 321.
- OIED will make your enrollment official upon reception of your signed paper application and verification of deposit payment.
All students are strongly urged to attend a Faculty-led Study Abroad Financial Workshop prior to submitting the signed application to OiED. These workshops are held throughout the semester. We will answer your questions about program payment schedule, cancellation policy, financial aid and other funding sources, financial planning, and other related topics. ALL IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD IN THE PLEMMONS STUDENT UNION. Online and evening workshops are available on (TBD). For workshop dates and to register for a workshop, please click here
You will NOT be enrolled in the program until you have completed all 5 steps above.
You are strongly encouraged to share the information contained in the Faculty-Led Education Abroad Program Online Student Application Form with your family and loved ones (including the Student Handbook), before submitting your application.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION:
Programs are open until full. If a program is full, the Faculty-led Education Abroad Program online student application form for that program will be deactivated and you will no longer be able to apply. The application deadline is 03/15/2018 at the latest.
Appalachian reserves the right to cancel or alter the program format or to change costs in case of conditions beyond the university's control.