AbstractThis is an immigration exercise to teach students the four components of the concept of context of reception. The exercise uses an open ended survey that students complete in the classroom and a PowerPoint presentation that introduces and explains the concept. The survey is used together with the PowerPoint presentation. The survey establishes the current...
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- Class Activity, Lecture, PowerPoint
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- Any Level
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Usage NotesThe activity is intended to introduce the context of reception to students. The activity could be used in an introductory sociology course or upper division course on immigration. The time frame used depends on the level of discussion the instructor would like to generate.
The survey will generate discussion and the PowerPoint will show how the...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- Students will learn the concept of the context of reception and will understand how the four main components of this concept influence immigrant incorporation and adaptation.
- The questions in the survey are connected to the PowerPoint. Together the professor and the students review the questions and the PowerPoint, the exchange back and forth with the students shows student learning and that goals of the activity are met.