Dynamic PowerPoint Lectures for Classroom Use and for Personal Enrichment
If you are . . .
Teaching home-school, high school, or college-level courses on Latin America. . .
Planning to travel to Mexico, Central America or South America . . .
Interested in learning more about Latin American history, culture, politics, and geography--without reading a book . . .
A student who wants information that complements the textbook in an interesting format . . .
VALAS offers PowerPoint lectures that meet all these needs.
Visual aids for Latin American studies offers power point lectures or presentations that can be used in the classroom, can enhanced the curriculum for any high school, secondary school or college course in Latin American studies, especially AP or international baccalaureate courses. The power point presentations can be used for home schooling or as supplements to text books in high school, college, or university classes. The lectures cover the history, culture, politics, economics, and geography of Latin American countries. The PowerPoint presentations are also useful for travelers who want to learn about a country before their journey.
For over 35 years Tommie Sue Montgomery, Ph.D., has traveled, lived and conducted research in Latin America and the Caribbean--and has taught Latin American Studies in the US and Canada. She has lived in 5 countries--3 on Fulbright grants-- and visited another 18 on multiple occasions.
"These presentations are terrific. The combination of first-class images and logical subheadings allow instructors ample opportunity to weave in their own material....Helpful, well-structured and clearly focused. What a boost to my teaching."
John Kirk, Professor
Spanish & Latin American Studies
Dalhousie University, Halifax
"I want students to understand the environments in which Latin Americans carry on their lives and Latin American history has unfolded. Nothing I have tried with them works as well as "Latin American Geography," a lecture in Latin American Social History. It's engaging. The pictures are stunning. Key points are intelligently made. I found it easy to tailor to the time and the themes I wanted to emphasize."
Dennis Gilbert. Professor of Sociology
"The presentations are thoroughly researched and dynamically presented. They make an incredible resource for any teacher and facilitator looking to provide a complete picture of the complex history of El Salvador and the context of its revolutionary spirit."
Aynn Setright, Professor of History
Academic Director, SIT Study Abroad
"After seeing Tommie Sue lecture live on a South American cruise, I was so
impressed with the detailed information and wonderful photos that I ordered a
lecture CD for my own personal enrichment. She really makes history come alive. I'd
recommend her work to anyone interested in learning more on their
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