Observe socioeconomic and acculturation patterns of assimilation and differences between groups _x000D_
Apply and critique theories and concepts of immigrant incorporation_x000D_
Compare and evaluate the impact of racial/ethnic categories on the social and economic incorporation of immigrants_x000D_
Produce research paper_x000D_
Methodological/ Quantitative skills_x000D_
Upon completion of this module, students will able to: _x000D_
Create and interpret bivariate tables_x000D_
Identify dependent and independent variables_x000D_
Examine relationships between dependent and independent variables_x000D_
Understand quantitative reasoning_x000D_
Develop critical thinking and academic writing
This module is for use in undergraduate sociology of immigration courses. This exercise can be used in conjunction with a unit on assimilation theories as it aims to test the basic tenets of assimilation theories when applied to the largest immigrants groups in the United States
This exercise can be divided into two different assignments. Instructors can use Part I, II and III (handouts 2-3) as one assignment or in class teaching materials, and add Part IV (handout 4) as a follow- up final paper (research paper).
To asses student learning outcomes and module effectiveness, instructor should use pre- and post-tests, particularly for handouts 2-3.