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Café Latino - Professional Development Weekend Immersion

  • 07 Mar 2014
  • 5:00 PM
  • 08 Mar 2014
  • 5:00 PM
  • Grand View University - Des Moines


Grand View University / AATSP Café Latino II

Professional Development Weekend Immersion

1 Grad Credit and Area 11 Continuing Education Credit

March 7 & 8, 2014

Participants will converse with native speakers and fellow language instructors to discuss an authentic sharing instructional strategies to empower students, compare cultures, and build language confidence and competency through various modes of communication. Sessions will be conducted entirely in Spanish. The focus of the book discussion will be Cuban American identity, a follow-up from last year’s topic of Cuban history.

The course will be taught in a workshop format with the instructors facilitating discussions and presentations. Participants will be listening, speaking, writing, and reading materials in Spanish, recognizing that fluency levels will vary among participants.

To be read before class: Miami y Mis Mil Muertes: Confesiones de un cubanito desterrado, by Carlos Eire (Spanish Edition) ISBN-10: 1439191727.

Course syllabus:


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