Intensive Course and Community Engagement Program: Increasing Social Concern in the Global World

[message type=”information”]This program will be held with minimum of 10 participants. Cost of the program: 1,050USD.[/message]

Program Objective

  • To introduce and develop awareness of social problems in a developing country
  • To increase social empathy of the students;
  • To develop sense of responsibility of the students to think about global problems and to propose the solution;
  • To increase culture tolerance of the students;
  • To introduce Indonesian culture and society amongst international students within an immersion program.

Specific Goals

  • To develop a basic understanding of Bahasa Indonesia;
  • To learn some Indonesian cultures;
  • To experience firsthand engagement with the local Indonesian community;
  • To explore in depth specific social justice issues in an Indonesian context.

Proposed Content Areas

  • Introduction to Indonesian language.
  • History, politics and culture of Indonesia.
  • Community engagement / social justice programs.

Proposed Academic Format

  • In-class learning combined with fieldtrips and site visits.
  • Peer-to-peer learning.
  • Three day social justice immersion.

What Will You Do?

This summer program is your way to get beyond ordinary life. It can change you in a whole new person. You will get your missions accomplished by living as local people in three days-live-in you will be returning home enriched with Bahasa Indonesia and knowledge of Indonesia cultures.

Missions

  • How to be the solutions to social problems in developing countries?
  • Have you ever taught that you can be the change for others life?
  • Do you have that call to be the solution to the social problems in developing countries?

Social Mission

Three days living in Banjaran District

  • Stay in a local family, your host parents will take you to experience their everyday morning life.
  • Be an English teacher, a way to improve local’s English skill. In the afternoon, you will be teach small children and secondary students English.
  • Be an environmentalist, transform your environment awareness into actions. Let’s plant trees and make biosphere absorb on holes.

Academic Mission

Seven days learning Bahasa Indonesia and knowledge of Indonesian culture.

  • Introduction to Indonesian history and society, you will study about Pluralism, Islam in Indonesia, Indonesian Politics and Legal System.
  • The importance of Bandung city in the history of Asia & Africa countries development.

Cultural Mission

Eight learning sessions of Saman Dance & exploring cultural Sites

  • Perform the famous Indonesian traditional dance Saman Dance.
  • Visit cultural places in Bandung, Grand City, Asia & Africa Conference Museum, Perjuangan Monument, Gedung Sate, and Geology Museum.
  • Refresh your mind with sightseeing, Kawah Putih, Situ Patenggang, Tea Plantation and Tea Factory.

Register Yourself Now!

The application form could be downloaded at here. The form should be submitted by 15 June 2014. Please don’t be late! This program will be held with minimum of 10 participants. Cost of the program: 1,050USD.

Schedule

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
7 July 2014 8 July 2014 9 July 2014
10 July 2014
  • Student arrival Orientation to the program in the afternoon / evening and opening of the program
11 July 2014
  • Bahasa Indonesia Academic classes*
  • Learning Saman Dance by Saman Architecture (30 minutes)
12 July 2014
  • Bahasa Indonesia Academic classes*
  • Learning Saman Dance by Saman Architecture (30 minutes)
13 July 2014
  • Bahasa Indonesia Academic classes*
  • Learning Saman Dance by Saman Architecture (30 minutes)
Afternoon
Prepare Yourself on July
  • Introduction to Indonesian students
  • Ice breaking: Learning Indonesian traditional games with the student buddies Venue : UNPAR
  • Site visit (eg: visiting Grand City Forest Taman Hutan Raya Haji Djuanda)
  • Site Visit Visiting Sarimukti city dampster for increasing social empathy and understanding problems of urban areas in developing countries
Morning
14 July 2014
  • Saung Angklung Udjo instrument making, performance, lunch package.
  • Learning Saman Dance by Saman Architecture (30 minutes)
15 July 2014
  • Bahasa Indonesia Academic classes*
  • Learning Saman Dance by Saman Architecture (30 minutes)
16 July 2014
  • Fieldtrip day 1: Social justice immersion
17 July 2014
  • Fieldtrip day 2: Social Justice immersion
18 July 2014
  • Fieldtrip day 3 (and return to Bandung)
19 July 2014
  • Bahasa Indonesia Academic classes*
  • Learning Saman Dance by Saman Architecture (30 minutes)
20 July 2014
  • Bahasa Indonesia Academic classes*
  • Learning Saman Dance by Saman Architecture (30 minutes)
Afternoon
  • Student buddy interactions Planning the activity that they want to share to the community during the social justice immersion
  • Bahasa Indonesia / preparation for social justice immersion Briefing about the social justice immersion: introduction the venue, aim, value, culture trick and tips, logistic preparation.
  • Social justice immersion reflection and debrief Lesson learnt form must be distributed; Group discussion about the problems and effective solution
  • Social Justice Immersion: Group Presentation
Morning
21 July 2014
  • Bahasa Indonesia Academic classes*
  • Learning Saman Dance by Saman Architecture (30 minutes)
22 July 2014
  • Sightseeing (eg: Kawah Putih, Situ Patenggang, visit tea plantation and tea factory)
23 July 2014
  • Learning Saman Dance by Saman Architecture (30 minutes)
  • Dance performance by Listra
Afternoon
  • Site visit (eg: museum, cultural site) Walking from Perjuangan Monument – Gedung Sate – Geology Museum Move to Museum Asia Africa – Braga
  • Program review – academic, language and culture
  • SAMAN DANCE Performance by Participants
  • Conclusion of the program and students depart from Bandung

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