(GE2900) receive three lower-division semester credits.
teachers receive 4 graduate semester credits (GE5130). Teachers
will design a unit plan based upon their field course experience.
- The class
is limited to 20 students; there will be one professor and one
experienced graduate instructor
teachers should enroll for the four-credit graduate version of
this course (GE5130). Tuition for four credits is $1,192 (at $298/credit,
a special rate for educators). Most Michigan Tech undergraduates
will probably want to sign up for the three-credit undergraduate
version of the course (GE2900), at the tuition rate that is appropriate
for their current classification.
charged to cover campground costs, transportation, group camping
and cooking equipment, all technical equipment and supplies,
and instructional materials for the course. The fees for this
course will be $550 (in addition to tuition).
- Most participants
will meet at the Denver airport on June 24th and be returned to
the airport on July 11th. Travel during the course will be in
two vans (with one cargo trailer for gear)
People flying into Denver need to arrive by 3 PM, June 24th and
should book an afternoon/evening flight out of Denver for July
11th. All participants should inform the instructor as to their
preferred meeting location (Denver or Houghton -- if Houghton,
add two days to each end for driving time) in advance of making
formal/final arrangements. See the Syllabus for details.
- We have
found that participants prefer to eat fast food on the road, and
to have occasional special meals while in Moab, Utah or some other
towns. The rest of the time, class participants will form small
cooking groups in which each person takes turns at preparing meals
and at cleaning up.
- We provide
tents. We also provide camp stoves, lanterns and all the necessary
cooking gear. Recommended personal
- The course
has an extensive field library. All you will really need to bring
are your personal belongings, a day pack, water bottles, and a
sleeping bag and pad. We provide a textbook and all course materials.
If you have any questions about what to bring, let us know.
Updated February 3, 2005