Jun 16, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 [Archived Catalog]

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EDTE 2500 - Issues in Global Education


We live in a global community where social, political, economic, and environmental issues affect us all. This course is designed for students to learn inquiry and problem-based approaches to investigate the complexities of global problems, their interdependence, and the effects on human experiences. From this experience, students develop cross-cultural awareness and understanding, critical thinking and informed decision-making, and effective literacy and communication skills needed to be responsible and engaged global citizens.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Foundations: Intercultural Explorations
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to articulate insights about one’s own cultural rules and biases based on a sense of belonging to a common humanity, shared values and responsibilities, and human rights.
  • Students will be able to analyze the complexity and interconnectedness of elements important to members of another culture in relation to its history, values, politics, communication styles, economy, or beliefs and practices.
  • Students will be able to interpret intercultural experience from their own and others’ worldview and to act in a supportive manner that recognizes feelings, solidarity and respect for differences and diversity of another cultural group.
  • Students will be able to investigate cultural differences in verbal and non-verbal communication and negotiate a shared understanding of global and educational issues based on those differences.
  • Students will be able to ask complex questions of other cultures and to articulate answers to these questions that reflect multiple cultural perspectives toward a more peaceful and sustainable world.
  • Students will be able to initiate and develop interactions with culturally different others while suspending judgment in valuing his / her interactions with culturally diverse people..



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