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AOWS7: A New Approach to Studying and Teaching Immigration Return to listing


AOWS7: A New Approach to Studying and Teaching Immigration

Are you interested in learning more about the history and impact of immigration in the US? Do you want to find ways to connect current events immigration issues to traditional history course curricula? This course prepares educators interested in adding to their content knowledge of immigration history as well as teaching the subject using authentic materials and activities.

This course examines new historiography in the study of immigration and pairs it with practical strategies and methods that focus on inquiry and project based learning. Students of this course will study themes such as Pacific immigrants, nativism, the role of political machines, citizenship, anti-expansionists and mugwumps, and teaching immigration through the lens of migration. Participants will actively engage in a variety of activities and readings to facilitate the study and teaching of immigration history. Students are guided through the steps of developing and teaching inquiry and project based instruction and will end the course by creating a lesson or instructional kit that will engage students in the study of immigration 


*Course start date subject to change pending minimum enrollment.

Please contact LEARN NC Executive Director, Andy Mink (mink@unc.edu) for special individual and/or school package pricing.



  Location: moodle.learnnc.org
  Date: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
  Time: -
  Sponsor: LEARN NC - AOWS07
  Price: $100.00
  Pay Methods:  Check  Credit Card
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Mike Bamford mbamford@unc.edu