Span for Community Engag

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Spanish

Course Number: 
200
Institution: 
Amherst College

This course is intended to enhance language skills and share knowledge of local Spanish-speaking communities. Organized around field-based learning, the material, shaped into modules, will connect students with pre-existing community service organizations in Holyoke, Springfield, and other nearby urban centers. Class time will be devoted to understanding the concept of voluntarism in a pluralistic society. Sociological and historical readings on Latinos will provide context. Students will spend approximately three hours a week doing volunteer work in the field.

Requisite: SPAN 199, Spanish Placement Test or consent of Language Coordinator. Limited to 15 students. Spring semester.  Senior Lecturer Maillo.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
SPAN-200-01-1213S

Course Sections

Span for Community Engag
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Maria Maillo

vmaillo@amherst.edu

MW 12:30PM-01:50PM

BARR 102