[Edprof] Discount price for summer study-abroad programs in France and Italy ends Jan. 15

Rachele Kanigel rkanigel at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 05:23:05 PST 2010

Dear Colleagues,

Just a reminder that the early-bird deadline for the multimedia study-abroad
programs in Urbino, Italy and Perpignan, France sponsored by ieiMedia and
San Francisco State University is coming up. Applications must be postmarked
by Jan. 15, 2010 for students to take advantage of the $200 discount. Please
see details about our programs below and forward this message to students.


*Study Multimedia in France and Italy or Italy this Summer*

Do you dream about becoming a foreign correspondent? Would you like to spend
four weeks studying multimedia in Europe this summer?

Applications are now available for the summer multimedia programs in
Perpignan, France and Urbino, Italy co-sponsored by San Francisco State
University  <http://www.cel.sfsu.edu/studyabroad/destinations.cfm>and
the Institute
for Education in International Media <http://ieimedia.com/>. The
applications can be found on the ieiMedia Web site (www.ieimedia.com).

The programs are open to college students and recent graduates from all

    * *Urbino, Italy* (Session 1: June 3-July 2, 2010) This picturesque
Renaissance hill town is the capital of the Marche region, a beautiful but
little-touristed region of Central Italy. The city's impressive Ducal Palace
houses one of the most important collections of Renaissance paintings in the
world. Students study digital video, photography, blogging and reporting (as
well as intercultural communication and Italian language) and produce a
multimedia Web site about the town (see last year’s project at
http://inurbino.net). Students will live and dine (most meals included) in a
University of Urbino<http://www.uniurb.it/it/portale/index.php?mist_id=0&lang=IT&tipo=IST&page=0>dormitory.

    * *Perpignan, France* (June 24-July 23, 2010) Perpignan lies in the
Languedoc region of southwestern France, 8 miles west of the Mediterranean
Sea and 19 miles north of the Spanish border, within sight of the Pyrenees.
The city features a charming, pedestrian-friendly historic quarter; a daily
market; and lively nightlife. Many attractions in France and Spain are only
a short train ride away. Students will share studios in a
take French and
multimedia classes at the ALFMED <http://uk.alfmed.com/> language school in
the heart of the old city. Students will study various aspects of
multimediawith a particular emphasis on video storytelling and will
produce a
multimedia Web site about the city.

Students can earn 3 transferable units of upper-division undergraduate
credit (JOUR 677 Multimedia Study Abroad) through the San Francisco State
University College of Extended Learning.

*Program cost*: $4,900 plus airfare

*Early-bird rate *(for students who apply by Jan. 15, 2010): $4,700

*Urbino View Magazine Internship Program *(June 3-July 2, 2010)

Applications are also available for a four-week summer magazine program in
Urbino. *Students will write, photograph, edit and design the second edition
of Urbino View**, an English-language magazine for distribution in the
Marche region of Italy. The program includes full room and meals.
will assist in the interview and reporting process. **Open to journalism,
magazine, graphic design and photography students (or students with campus
newspaper or similar experience). Students seeking credit must arrange at
their home campus independently.  Students are required to bring their own
laptops and cameras.** *Those interested can download a PDF of the premier
issue of the magazine, produced in summer 2009, at the
ieiMedia<http://ieimedia.com/>Web site.

*Program cost:* $3,900 plus airfare

For more information about the Urbino programs, email
UrbinoProject at gmail.com <UrbingProject at gmail.com>; to learn more about
Perpignan, email PerpignanProject at gmail.com. Go to http://inarmagh.net and
http://incagli.net to see past ieiMedia student projects.

Rachele Kanigel
Associate Professor of Journalism
San Francisco State University
415 338-3134
rkanigel at gmail.com
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Learn more about SFSU's summer multimedia study-abroad programs in Urbino,
Italy (June 3-July 2, 2010) and Perpignan, France (June 24-July 23, 2010) at
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