ENGR 4060.001 Technology of Northern Italy. May 2009 (Summer Session) Instructors: Drs. John Veensta (CIVEN) and John Nazemetz (IEM) Open to All Majors -- http:// biosystems.okstate.edu/ENGR4060. Agenda. Welcome Introductions Course Goals and Logistics Location of Visit/Tours
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May 2009 (Summer Session)
Instructors: Drs. John Veensta (CIVEN) and
John Nazemetz (IEM)
Open to All Majors --
* NOTE: Course meets all OSRHE standards for Course/Credit Hours
Area for Visit
We plan an “open C” tour/loop from the US through central and northern Italy We will fly to Rome and travel by train to Florence, Bologna/Milan and Venice areas, and depart from Venice – students may extend trip to other cities, … after class ends.
Sign-up by February 2, 2009 (a $400 non-refundable deposit is due at sign-up)
The balance of the local expenses will be billed to your bursar account in the middle to end of March, 2009.
Contact: Nancy Rogers (Nancy.Rogers@okstate.edu) or Dr. Ron Elliott (email@example.com ; 111 Ag Hall)
Tuition1 $ 750
How Much: The estimated cost is: Course Expenses2 1,550
Meals, In Country Expenses3 500
Air Fare4 1,100
+ Personal5 $$$
1 Paid for in Summer Semester. No fees and no additional charges for out of state residents
2 Paid in Advance - Local expenses include lodging, most of your meals, local transportation
(train, bus, and boat), and tours. Will be finalized by Feb 2, 2009.
3 Paid as you go in Italy – Will vary by student taste/preferences,
4This is the currently offered economy fares, you may find better/worse prices.
5 Cost of souvenirs, personal trips, etc not included.
This is an estimate, actual cost may differ (slightly).
There was an offering of such scholarships in the fall, with all of them being spoken for fairly quickly, but this is ADDITIONAL funding that has been made available. I believe that the scholarships are in the amount of $500 for short-term study abroad (such as the May ENGR 4060 courses in Italy, Brazil, China, and Germany).
For more information, go to http://studyabroad.okstate.edu/ieo.aspx?page=120 and/or stop by the Study Abroad Office in 060-G Student Union – Applications open January 21, 2009, 8:00 a.m.
As of the time of this writing, there are still $500-1000 scholarships available for students in the following majors (first come / first served ‘til the numerical limit of scholarships in each major is reached):
Trip Total Estimated Cost $3900
Less Study Abroad* 500
Less CEAT Assist** 500
Less Tuition Scholarships 750
* Form Available on line Search OSU site for “Provost Study Abroad”
** May be limited availability -- FCFS – limited # available each School
A Prosecco grape and wine producer
Technology in solid waste management - Florence
Making olive oil with a cold press
Power behind an Old Grain Mill
Power behind a New Grain Mill
San Dona di Piave
Learning how the Veneto was reclaimed from swamp land
Taking a boat ride to visit the construction of the Venice flood gates
Florence from hilltop
(Duomo in Distance)
Da’Vinci Drawing of gears
Galileo’s objective lens
Retrieved from: http://www.imss.fi.it/
Group outside U of B Engineering Campus
Goal: Provide a foreign learning experience with a strong technical component to engineering students, which may be applied to graduation requirements.
16 students in ‘06.