Dissecting Education and Language in South America | Link TV
Dissecting Education and Language in South America
DJ Kaiser of Webster University has been touring South America, lending school systems his expertise on how to teach English as a second language. His stops included Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, and other countries. Hear about Kaiser's educational journey, shifting education patterns, and linguistic imperialism in South America in this special segment of "Latin Pulse."
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Jim Singer
Photo: Group of school children in blue uniform playing in Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru. iStock/fabio lamanna
“Latin Pulse” is produced at Webster University’s School of Communications: www.webster.edu/communications/
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