RCLANG 304 - PALMA: Spanish in the Community
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: RC Languages (RCLANG)
Department: LSA Residential College
Credits:
1
Other:
Experiential
Advisory Prerequisites:
RC students must have passed the RC proficiency test; non-RC students must have completed Spanish 276.
Grading:
Mandatory credit/no credit.
Repeatability:
May be elected four times for credit.

PALMA is a well-established community organization that provides college tutors for the Latino/a Community, enriching students’ process of language acquisition and cultural exchange. The course is directed to all Spanish students interested in working with the Latina/o community and learning different methods and techniques to improve the quality of tutorials. The course provides basic training and monitoring to help students define goals and understand and apply learning strategies. Throughout the experience students learn to understand and improve issues related to school achievement and language acquisition affecting the Latina/o community.

Crs Requirements: Students participate as tutors twice a week. They are expected to keep a monthly report of activities and reflections. In addition they are asked to analyze and discuss one paper every three weeks in individual and group meetings with the instructor. At the end of the term, students need to present a final report describing the main characteristics of their tutorial student, including their goals, problems, achievements and recommendations to improve the work of the tutorials.

Intended Audience: All students interested in Spanish language learning and outreach to the Latina/o community.

Class Format: Twice-weekly tutoring sessions in the community, individual monthly meetings with the instructor, and two group sessions.

RCLANG 304 - PALMA: Spanish in the Community
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