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Course Syllabus

Life Stories

Field Work

2007 Team



Big Creek People in Action
   The Amazing Marsha


View Appalachia through Service Learning

Short Term 2008


Information Session - October 8th


Glass Dining Room


Course Summary:

        Exploration of the life, culture, literature, and music of Appalachia

        Guest lecturers will present historical, political, economic, and social perspectives

        Field work in War, West Virginia

        Service learning projects will include collecting oral histories from community members and meeting with high school students about college life

        Cultural immersion visit and tour local coal mine

        Students will keep a journal and prepare a final project

        Course fee: $500 per student (this does not include the cost of books)

        Space is Limited

        Applications will be available at the information session

        Interviews will take place prior to Short Term registration



For more information please contact Jeri Suarez at and Dr. Alison Ridley at




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