IFSP-Indo 2011 Program: TINJIL FIELD COURSE
The International Field Study Program-Indonesia (IFSP-Indo) is an interdisciplinary educational program established in 1995 in collaboration with the Pusat Studi Satwa Primata (Primate Research Center, PSSP) at the Institut Pertanian Bogor (Bogor Agricultural University, IPB) in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. The program is designed to provide field-based educational, training, and research opportunities for individuals interested in Conservation Biology, Animal Behavior, Primatology, Environmental Science, and Global Health.
SEASSI is an eight-week intensive language training program for undergraduates, graduate students and professionals. It has been held since 1983 and hosted since 2000 by UW-Madison. Each language course is equivalent to two semesters of study, with full academic year credit. Instruction is given in small individualized groups taught by a team consisting of a coordinator (usually a linguist specializing in Southeast Asian language pedagogy) and teachers who are native speakers of that language.
The Advanced Study of Khmer (ASK) Program is an intensive six-week advanced Khmer language-training program held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It aims to fill in a void in the academic community by providing 3rd year level students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to acquire the linguistic foundation necessary to engage in academic research, professional discourse, and cultural interaction with all segments of Cambodian society.
The Advanced Study of Thai Program (AST) is an intensive eight-week course of instruction in advanced Thai language to be conducted in Thailand with instruction provided by members of the faculty of Chiang Mai University (CMU), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
The Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian and Malay (COTIM) and Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana(UKSW) are now jointly planning a nine-week intensive program in advanced Indonesian designed to include three basic components: intensive language study in small groups five days a week for eight weeks, a one-week period for field work on individual research topics, and immersion in Indonesian culture through interaction with Indonesian students and residence in an Indonesian home.
The Advanced Filipino Abroad (AFA) program is an intensive eight-week advanced Filipino language-training program held in De La Salle University, Dasmarinas. It aims to fill a void in the academic community by providing 3rd year level students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to acquire the linguistic foundation necessary to engage in academic research, professional discourse, and cultural interaction with all segments of Philippine society. An important aspect of the program is an eight-week stay with Filipino families in Dasmarinas, Cavite, a rural area.
The Vietnamese Advanced Summer Institute (VASI) is an intensive eight-week course of advanced Vietnamese language study conducted for eight weeks at Vietnamese Language Studies in Ho Chi Minh City.