Teaching and Measuring ‘Global Learning’

Living up to its name, Florida International University’s is requiring all students to take 2 courses aimed at these outcomes related to global learning:

  • Global perspective: the ability to view the world from multiple perspectives
  • Global awareness: knowledge of the interconnectedness of issues, trends, and systems
  • Global engagement: willingness to address local, global, international, and intercultural issues

The article also discusses ways the university plans to measure these. Worth reading.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/02/20/florida-international-university-attempts-infuse-global-learning-across-curriculum#ixzz2LRuamtzn
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