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MEĀ 120 Immigrants and Literacy: In Pursuit of the American Dream: 3 semester hours

This course provides students with an interdisciplinary approach to learning about immigrants and their pursuit of literacy. Students encounter the historical, sociological, and political perspectives on U.S. immigration laws and policies, immigrants' countries of origin, and factors promoting immigration to the U.S. Literary works and films and/or documentaries featuring the lives and stories of immigrants help students understand the immigrant experience tutoring immigrant children and/or adults who are learning English. Students have opportunities to work together, become oriented to mount Mercy services, take part in student-led presentation to the Mount Mercy community, and participate in educational field trips.

Education

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...Arts (5-12) End. #120 Original Endorsement in...for Education Majors and ME 450 Mercy Experience...