Students will demonstrate appropriate competency related to the following knowledge and skills:
*Due to the varied locations & types of experiences available for this course; all outcomes may not be met.
A journal template is provided to facilitate your on-site windshield survey for your health topic. Your trip journal is used to record and analyze your observations as you focus on your topic area (see Windshield Survey components).
Take notes on who, what, where and add the why along with your assumptions and insights. Take pictures, make illustrations or keep maps and souvenirs to document:
o Physical setting for your health topic observation
o Cultural artifacts representing beliefs (values, ideas, attitudes)
o Physical characteristics of individuals (if relevant- age, gender) and nonverbal details
The journal report presents your observations, assumptions and analysis along with pre / post trip research set within the cultural competence theories frameworks. The structure of your journal report follows APA research paper format as a clearly written, well organized paper with supporting evidence or examples. The report should meet assignment requirements for length as well as scholarly references.
Brandt, C., & Manley, T. (2002). The practice of the fieldbook: Facilitating and evaluating field-based learning. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 8, 113-142. http://frontiersjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/BRANDT-MANLEY-FrontiersVIII-ThePracticeoftheFieldbook.pdf