|Submission Date||Oct. 28, 2019|
Trinity College (CT)
AC-5: Immersive Experience
|2.00 / 2.00||
Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:
A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:
River Cities in Southern China: Sustainable Urban Development in the Pearl River Delta
A Traveling Investigation of Shanghai, Guangzhou, Dongguan, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong
Student will investigate critical historical, socioeconomic, and environmental questions confronting the river cities of Guangzhou, Dongguan, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong. Studying these dynamic cities sequentially and in close connection offers a fascinating way to glimpse and access the various facets of sustainable development in the PRD that is expected to become a regionalized megalopolis of more than 60 million people by the year 2020. The program will carry 1.5 course credits and .5 Chinese language credit through the initial classroom learning and field visits in Hartford and subsequent traveling instruction by four Trinity professors and local experts.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
There are other programs that could be highlighted but a clear inventory of these has not been made. The China is one of our best examples of immersive experience programs and existed for many years.