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Descubre Cuba
Descubre Cuba
Descubre Cuba

Descubre Cuba

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Open Registration- Self Paced Course

Credit Options

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15 Professional Development/Clock Hours: $155
  • Idioma Professional Development Certificate (accepted by most states)
  • Approved Illinois CPDU Certificate through partnership with CEII
  • Approved Massachusetts PDP Certificate
  • Approved New York CTLE Certificate
  • Approved Pennsylvania ACT48 Certificate
  • Approved Texas CPE Certificate
1 Graduate-Level Credit

Course Description

As Americans dash to Cuba “before it changes,” it is clear that few understand the island, its history, and its people. Join us as we learn about the historical events that led to the infamous embargo and the everyday realities of Cuba, behind tourist images of beautiful beaches, classic cars, rum, and cigars. By the end of this course you will be able to identify and explain the significance of major people, events, and ideas in Cuban history. Compare and contrast experiences of different groups of people in Cuban society. An get a glimpse of the rich arts scene that has been kept alive even throughout the hardest economical crisis. These 15 hour Descubre workshop integrate a variety of resources that you will be able to share with your students and bring the Cuban culture alive in your own classroom. Teachers may start a course at any time and may take up to one month from the date of registration to complete the course. Conducted in Spanish.

What participants are saying about this course

"I really loved learning about Cuban history and culture! This course was informative and affordable."

Required Texts

There is no required textbook for this course. All materials are digital and will be provided in the online course.

Course Delivery 

Online modules, collaborative discussion boards. This course is self-paced.

About the Instructor

Mellissia Walles, Instructor. Read more about Our Team page!

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