October 25 - December 10
This course focuses on race and representation in the World Language curriculum particularly, the integration of Afro-Latinx identity, culture, and subsequent literature. Through careful exploration of the historical background of African-descended peoples both in Spanish-speaking Americas, Spain (and by proxy, Guinea Ecuatorial) this course will center on identity formation (and the political consequences thereof), literary production, religious traditions and notable contributions. Participants will review research related to the ACTFL standards, analyze cultural products with the goal of curriculum integration. Through a host of interactive activities with classmates, participants in this course will discuss the purpose, rationale, and development of such cultural products and its relevance to the current political landscape. Participants will also explore how topics can play a critical role in establishing an inclusive, representative, anti-racist curriculum, thriving classroom ecology for all students. This course is open to teachers of modern and classical languages (Conducted in Spanish with occasional readings in English).
Students who matriculate into an Instructor-Facilitated course should adhere to the dates listed on the website. Final coursework should be submitted within one week after the course end date. Course extensions beyond one week are subject to a $50 fee.
- 60 Professional Development Points: $540
University of the Pacific: PEDD 9170 3 non-degree Graduate-level Credits: $875
Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU): PDLL 548ID: 3 Transferable Graduate Credits $955
EDU 6130 Ashland University: (register and pay the university directly) $1050