Jun 28, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022
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EDUC 467 - Tapalpa, Mexico: Teaching Practicum


3 credit(s)
This 3-week travel course immerses students in the language, culture and educational system of rural Mexico. It also exposes students to elements of pre-Colombian cultures in Mexico that are still important today (religion, food, health care). Students will observe and teach in elementary/middle schools in the small town of Tapalpa, Mexico and will participate in workshops that focus on a variety of regional indigenous cultural expressions. Travel course also includes several pre- and post-trip meetings at Pacific University. Students will also attend evening class sessions on literature and culture while in Tapalpa. Taught in Spanish with some English.
Offered: Offered intermittently.

Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: International Perspectives.
Prerequisite(s): SPAN 202  with minimum grade C- or placement Instructor’s consent required.



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