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|SPAN515 Latin American Film for the Spanish-Language Classroom||M Martinez||Jan 30 - May 24||A-1-108||W||5:30 - 8:30pm||3||6143|
Description for SPAN515:
This course is specifically designed for pre-service and in-service teachers of Spanish. By using film and readings in the literatures of Spanish America, it will develop historical, social, and cultural context for language instruction. Explicit connections to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Foreign Languages and the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning will be made. Class meetings will be conducted entirely in Spanish. The course is organized as a series of film-viewing and discussion sessions based on the films and the reading assignments. Students will gain experience researching film background, drawing critical connections to history, society, and culture, and designing units integrating film into language curriculum.
|SPAN516 Cities of Lights and Shadows: Urban Experiences in Latin America||M Martinez||Feb 4 - May 10||Online||-||-||3||6144||$1425|
Description for SPAN516:
This course, taught entirely in Spanish with occasional readings in English, is specifically designed for pre-service and in-service teachers of Spanish. It will examine various representations of the city in Spanish-American literature. In so doing, the course will prepare teachers to develop connections between course content and the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Foreign Languages and the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning. This class will provoke a comparison between urban experiences in Latin America and similar experiences in the United States. It will also include an overview of the main moments in Spanish American Literature when cities came to represent social, economic, and demographic tensions that redefined national and regional identities. The class also includes a unit on the literature of Hispanic people in the US, since the urban experience is a central theme to this literature.
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