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2013

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

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Pedagogía De Hablantes De Herencia: Implicaciones Para El Entrenamiento De Instructores Al Nivel Universitario, Lina M. Reznicek-Parrado Jun 2013

Pedagogía De Hablantes De Herencia: Implicaciones Para El Entrenamiento De Instructores Al Nivel Universitario, Lina M. Reznicek-Parrado

Theses, Dissertations, Student Research: Modern Languages and Literatures

This study researches the differences in pedagogical needs between learners of Spanish as a Foreign Language (FL learners) and learners of Spanish as a Heritage Language (HL learners) at the university level. By using the UNL Modern Languages and Literatures Department as an illustrative case and based on an analysis of the Heritage Language student profile in the context of the United States, this study seeks to explore arguments in favor of providing training for university-level instructors of Spanish that responds to the specific pedagogical needs of Heritage Language Learners.

The relevancy of this study is not only based on ...


Movie Review De Biutiful Por González Iñárritu, Ana M. López-Aguilera Feb 2013

Movie Review De Biutiful Por González Iñárritu, Ana M. López-Aguilera

Theses, Dissertations, Student Research: Modern Languages and Literatures

En Biutiful, el director mexicano Alejandro González Iñárritu, presenta las dificultades de tres padres de familia para cuidar de sus hijos en un contexto de marginación y pobreza. La historia principal es la de Uxbal, enfermo de cáncer terminal, con dos hijos a su cargo, separado de una esposa bipolar, sin recursos económicos excepto lo que consigue como mediador en el negocio de inmigrantes ilegales y como medium entre los espíritus de los recién fallecidos y sus familiares. Con esta historia confluyen la de Hin y la de Edweme. El primero, colaborador de Uxbal en el tráfico de inmigrantes ilegales ...


Span 300: Advanced Reading And Writing In Spanish (Special Section For Heritage Speakers)—A Peer Review Of Teaching Project Benchmark Portfolio, Isabel Velázquez Jan 2013

Span 300: Advanced Reading And Writing In Spanish (Special Section For Heritage Speakers)—A Peer Review Of Teaching Project Benchmark Portfolio, Isabel Velázquez

UNL Faculty Course Portfolios

This is an course portfolio which inquires into an undergraduate class designed to develop the academic reading and writing skills of bilingual students who grew up in Spanish-speaking households and received all or most of their schooling in English.