What is GINS 3100, Global and International Group Project?

In this course, students have the opportunity to gain real-world research and project development experience from the classroom in Ottawa.   Under the direction of a Carleton instructor, students groups work together as “e-volunteers” with an overseas partner.  This course is open to all undergraduate students (not just BGInS students) with third year standing or higher.  For BGInS students, it satisfies the International Experience Requirement (IER).  BGInS students taking this course are not eligible to apply for the IER bursary.  Registration for the course is through the normal course registration system.

Winter 2018: Food Security in Lima, Peru

For Winter 2018, through our innovative e-learning environment, students will partner with CUSO International and a number of local partners on a ground-breaking community-based project in Lima, Peru.  The project focuses on food security, climate change and small-farmer income generation in an urban setting.  The course provides opportunities for students to develop practical skills in project management, monitoring and evaluation, and grant writing.    Students will have the opportunity to engage in a community-based project, to enhance inter-cultural skills, and to make a contribution to the food security of the urban poor in Lima, Peru.  Beyond this, students also have the unique opportunity to work in consultation with professionals in the field, and community leaders in Lima, providing foundations for meaningful career networks.

Course Details, Winter 2018

Course instructor: Prof. M. Steckley, BGInS
Schedule: Wednesday, 8:35-11:25AM
Room: 481 MacOdrum Library (Discovery Centre Learning Lab)