Globalization of Learning . Louise Rozier & Mary Savin. By PresenterMedia.com. Objectives for Workshop. 1. 2. 3. Clarify what globalization of learning is and what contributes to it. Discuss knowledge, skills & attitudes of global learners. Provide handout of resources .
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Globalization of Learning
Clarify what globalization of learning is and what contributes to it
Discuss knowledge, skills & attitudes of global learners
Provide handout of resources
Generate ideas / give examples regarding integration of globalization into teaching
“flow of technology, economy, knowledge, people, values, ideas” across borders (quoted in Kreber, 2009)
so people can work together
fosters responsible and engaged citizens of the world
“Not location dependent, but location responsive”
Perspective should be worldwide, like the economy
Not everyone comes from U.S. or Western culture/bias
Move beyond national vs. international to “global”
Each individual will have to interact with more than 1 culture & language
To be competent and effective
in new contexts:
One must widen his/her
knowledge base + openness;
increase his adaptability,
and ability to learn
international student and faculty mobility; international research contact numbers; study abroad campus resources and/or international student offices; or teaching English as second language, etc?
the integration of international & intercultural perspectives in teaching, service, & research?
What is the goal?
How should we create diverse communities of learning ?
What are the KSA our globally competent students need?
KnowledgeContent of academic majorHistorical impact on current events
Relevant technological toolsGeography
Awareness of how cultures affect the worldCurrent global problems
Interdependence of systems & events Organizations
SkillsCommunicate effectively in oral and written formatsSpeak other languages
Acquire problem-solving skillsObtain information
Be effective as an individual & as a team playerAnalyze information
Be innovative and entrepreneurialThink critically
AttitudesOpenness/willingness to learnHumble
Curious about, empathetic & value other culturesReflective
Adaptable, flexible, responsible, engagedEthical
Commitment to quality work “work ethic”Possess efficacy to take action
Falk et al., 2010
Many ideas from total list came from
O’Donovan & Mikelonis, 2002
Falk et al., 2010;