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One Book, One College: 2016-17 Teaching Resources

The Reedley College One Book/One College project began in fall 2015 in efforts to encourage engagement and discussion amongst students, faculty, and staff. This guide provides information about previous and current titles.

The 2015-16 Book Selection is...

Teaching Resources for Tortilla Curtain


Learning Outcomes

Reedley College’s One Book/One College supports the following Institutional Learning Outcomes:

1.1 (Interpret various types of written, visual, and verbal information)

3.1 (Analyze the fine arts, humanities, and social sciences from cultural, historic, and aesthetic perspectives)

Lesson Plans and Other Activity Ideas


Some themes in this book include:



Reedley College’s One Book/One College responds to the following CCSSE questions to further engage student learning:

     Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with instructors outside of class

     Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with others outside of class

          (students, family members, co-workers, etc.)

     Number of books read on your own (not assigned) for personal enjoyment or academic enrichment

     Learning effectively on your own

     Understanding people of other racial and ethnic backgrounds

AUDIO PODCASTS about Tortilla Curtain

If you would like to record your own podcast influenced by Tortilla Curtain, please contact Eileen Apperson-Williams at ext. 3223.