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Language & Literacy Institute course discussion 2016 (Topics in Adult Language & Literacy 6998)
Before you begin, please note the following, and read the required article (attached in discussion forum below and also on the ATLAS calendar for the L&L Institute).
Course Runs: Between January 28 – April 1, 2016
Reading:Santos, M.; McClelland, J.; & Handley, M. (2011). Language lessons on immigrant identity, food culture, and the search for home. TESOL Journal 2.2, June 2011, 203-228.
Purpose:This assignment includes reading a research article that summarizes a project in California.The researchers focused on adult ESL learners and how they think about food, health, and home. For this assignment, you will reflect on your own experiences and that of the themes and findings in the article.Because we do not meet as a class, we’ll have an online discussion about the article via a Minnesota Literacy Council (MLC) discussion board.
and Final Reflection
DUE: April 1, 2016Purpose: This activity will require you to create instructional activities based on something learned
in the workshops that you attended at the Language & Literacy Institute. Integrate these activities into an upcoming
lesson or unit. You may integrate multiple
activities into one lesson, or activities may be created for different lessons.