Course Details for Dr. Mickey Wadia - Summer - 2020

Travel Writing! Intercultural Communication in Ireland

Faculty:
Dr. Mickey Wadia (More Info)

Course:
Travel Writing! Intercultural Communication in Ireland

Program Dates:
June 01, 2020 —June 17, 2020

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
ENGL 290 / ENGL 329

Discipline(s):
Communication , English

Course Description:
Come explore Ireland while developing travel writing skills! We’ll develop an observant eye at Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Trinity College’s Book of Kells, and Dublin Castle, and in Belfast at the Titanic Museum. You will learn to select story-worthy facts as you explore natural wonders like the Giant’s Causeway and the Cliffs of Moher, while the Aran Islands will inspire your writing. You’ll experience the Guinness Brewery, Dublin Farmer’s Market, traditional Irish weaving, and a working Irish sheepdog demonstration. Through this Irish journey, you’ll develop your skills in observation, description, and multimedia storytelling as you write travel blogs, short features, and multimedia stories.

Prerequisites:
Junior standing or permission of the instructor.

Physical Activity Requirements:
Anticipate walking potentially 3-5 miles a day. Some of the agriculture activities may be outside at farm locations. Students will be advised for potential temperature rain or muddy conditions and to dress appropriately.

Course Highlights:
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