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UML & Mobile Application Development in Peru


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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Lima, Iquitos, Peru
Course # SA 10907
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2020 05/11/20 to 05/24/20


Program Leader

Name Victor Barlow
Emailvmbarlow@purdue.edu
Phone765-494-4546

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed


Program Description

The program is located in Peru, at the Arequipa campus of TECSUP.

The purpose of the program is to present students with an international perspective of networking, digital manufacturing and software development.  In the 9 day academic portion of this class, you will participate with Peruvian students in three workshops.

First you will learn forensic analysis in networking. Next, you will study 3D design and printing in FABLAB, and finally you will explore cloud computing in software design.  Purdue and TECSUP students will work together collaboratively in teams, they will benefit from international aspects of learning and receive a more global perspective of information technology and its use throughout the world.  The course will consist of approximately 9 days of academic classroom instruction, 6 hours each day for a total of about 54 total classroom hours. 

At least one pre-departure meeting will be scheduled at Purdue. The course also contains a cultural component after the conclusion of the academic portion. This program offer participating students three (3) upper-division elective credits which may be used in all CIT plans of study.

This program will focus on three (3) key intercultural effectiveness skills: curiosity, openness and intercultural empathy.  A proficiency goal of 80% of the participating students attaining at least a Level 2 (Emerging) competency as measured by various assessment mechanisms before, during and after the program.  Purdue students will be paired in teams with local students and work together on a team project.  At the conclusion of the academic program, the group will fly from Arequipa to Cusco and visit Machu Picchu. There will be a post-program, guided reflection on the in-country intercultural learning process.

Academic Credit

This program offer participating students three (3) elective credits which may be used in all CIT plans of study.

Eligibility

Undergraduate CIT majors in good academic standing.

Program Cost

About $1,750 NOT including airfare. Most meals are included.  In addition to the program fee, only airfare, some meals, and spending money is required. 

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