LATINOAM 361 - Principles and Practices of Teaching ESL in Migrant Communities
Section: 101
Term: SP 2016
Subject: Latina/o American Studies (LATINOAM)
Department: LSA American Culture

In this service-learning course students explore the language, educational, health, and legal issues facing migrant farmworkers in southeast Michigan. As students come to understand the needs of these communities, they learn and practice methods and techniques for teaching ESL to this mixed-proficiency, primarily Spanish-speaking population.

Course Requirements:

Students will be evaluated on the basis of written work (reflection papers and lesson preparation) and oral presentations, as well as preparation and participation in class discussions.

Reflection papers 40%; One interactive group presentation 15%; ESL lesson preparation (lesson plans + teaching evaluation) 15%; Reflection on teaching experience 10%; Class participation 20%

Intended Audience:

Students interested in exploring the language, educational, health, and legal issues facing migrant farmworkers in southeast Michigan, and in learning and practicing methods and techniques for teaching ESL to this mixed-proficiency, primarily Spanish-speaking population.

Class Format:

experiential seminar (6 hrs/week, half-term)

LATINOAM 361 - Principles and Practices of Teaching ESL in Migrant Communities
Schedule Listing
101 (SEM)
P
53210
Open
10
 
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MWF 1:00PM - 3:00PM
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