Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
NNCS-0632
Organization Course Number:
SPAN4050
Location:
Hybrid
Length:
2 weeks (80 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Latin American Literature and Culture
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to enhance the overall Spanish proficiency of students who are currently at Level 3 in reading and listening in the ILR scale. Students will develop higher levels of proficiency by working with the language at an advanced level. At the end of two weeks, students will have improved their skills in language comprehension, analysis, and production

Learning Outcomes:

  • analyze the author's intent and the main idea of an authentic Spanish ILR Level 3/3+ literary text
  • summarize the content of an authentic ILR Level 3/3+ literary text in writing in English or Spanish
  • analyze the author's intent and the main idea of an authentic Spanish ILR Level 3/3+ audio segment
  • summarize the content of an authentic ILR Level 3/3+ audio segment in writing
  • compare different Latin American cultural expressions and assess language nuances
  • articulate a global concept of Latin America and supporting his or her opinion using content and topical domains
  • defend a position on an authentic ILR Level 3/3+ graphic or audio passage orally and in writing

General Course Topics:

  • Culture
  • Immigration
  • Economy
  • Current events
  • Drug trafficking
  • Politics
  • Lexical and semantic issues
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials