Summer 2017 Course Information
Immigrants & Communities

Course Description
International migration has historically impacted rural and urban communities around the world. Taking a comparative approach, this course examines community-immigrant interaction and how that influences community development and immigrant inclusion. Students read and relate theories of immigrant and community change to case studies of immigrants and communities. Students gather primary data to assess the capacity of communities to include new international immigrants. The course also examines out-migration?s effects on community development in sending communities?in terms of their loss of human capital?the contribution of remittances. The course further examines the overall transnationalization of such communities.
Contacts
Instructor

Mary Emery
Office: 605-688-4889
mary.emery@sdstate.edu

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration
Ali Noorani, Juan Williams
ISBN: 9781633883079
Publisher: Prometheus Books

Partnering with Immigrant Communities: Action Through Literacy (Language & Literacy)
Gerald Campano
ISBN: 978-0807757215
Publisher: Teachers College, Columbia University


Course Access
 
Your username and password for D2L will be the same when you first log in. For example, if your name is MaryJo McCullough, then your username will be MaryJo.McCullough and your password will be MaryJo.McCullough. Usernames and passwords are case sensitive and you will be required to change your password once you have logged in.
 
If you have trouble completing any of the steps above, forget your password, or have any questions, please contact the SDSU Support Desk at 605-688-6776 for assistance.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

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