Latin American Migration

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所在平台: Coursera

课程类别: 社会科学

大学或机构: The Ohio State University(美国俄亥俄州立大学)

授课老师: Abril Trigo



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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.

Students will develop strategies to enhance the educational experience of their students by incorporating content and new insights on Latin America into their teaching.


Week One: Introduction to Economic Globalization and Transnational Migration
Week Two: US Immigration Policies and Latin American Immigrants Today 
Week Three: Contemporary Latin American Migration - Motivators and Patterns
Week Four: The Formation of a Latina/o Population in the United States
Week Five: The Latin American Immigrant Family: Resilience and adaptation
Week Six: Multilingualism, and literacy among Latino/a Immigrants





This course is about the historical, sociocultural, and economic causes of Latin American migration, and the economic, political, and cultural impact that the Latino/a population has in the physiognomy of this country. It situates the Latin American migration in the global scenario and the Latino/a population in the national arena.