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Welcome to Professor Lazo's Contemporary Film and Media Spanish Course! I am here to assist you in your journey as you explore contemporary culture of Spanish speaking countries through film and media. 

Course Description

Spanish I Contemporary Film & Media Part I will embark on an exploration of contemporary culture of Spanish speaking countries through viewing, research, and presenting on contemporary Spanish language films and media. We will start at home in the United States, then visit Spain, Ecuador, Mexico, and end in Puerto Rico. We will reflect on a minimum of three points of contrast with the target culture, as well as search for elements of connection to our home cultures during each lesson’s presentation (one group per lesson) and final project presentations (each student). Our experience will be enriched through additional readings and research. This approach will foster connectivity with communities from around the world to create a greater sense of belonging. Student reflections will be shared during our virtual meeting, each student group lesson presentation, discussion boards, and the final project.

How to Use This Guide

Types of Resources

There are several types of information available to students through the ACC libraries, both in print form and electronically. Details provided on the different types of resources are listed below:

Books You can find a wealth of resources in the library's book collection. A book can provide detailed background information on a topic.
Reference Books Encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, etc. are considered reference sources. Access these types of resources when you need to find definitions, biographies, overviews, and historical information.
Articles Articles can be found in journals, magazines, or newspapers.  Articles can vary in scope, but usually fall into one of two categories: scholarly and popular.     
Web Sites The internet can provide a wealth of information, especially from government sources and professional organizations. Be sure to carefully evaluate the information found here.

How may I help you?

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Mary Havens
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Faculty Librarian/Associate Professor
Elgin Campus
1501 W HWY 290
Elgin, TX 78621
512-223-9462
mary.havens@austincc.edu

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