This six-week-long graduate level course is targeted primarily to in-service teachers in US schools. Its main purpose is to give P-12 teachers opportunities to develop new knowledge and understanding of Latin America in the context of migration, and of the historical, sociocultural, and economic forces that cause Latin Americans to leave home for the United States. Six specialists from several disciplines will discuss these topics from different perspectives.
Students will develop strategies to enhance the educational experience of their students by incorporating content and new insights on Latin America into their teaching.
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Week One: Transnational Migration and Global Diasporas Instructor - Abril Trigo Week Two: US Immigration Policies and Latin American Immigration Instructor - Lilia Fernández Week Three: Contemporary Latin American Migration Instructor - Jeff Cohen Week Four: Latino/a Cultures in the USA Instructor - Frederick Aldama Week Five: Immigrant Health Instructor - Reanne Frank Week Six: Language and Literacy: Multilingualism and Education Instructor - Marcia Farr