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Unformatted text preview: 1966 - the transmission from a satellite of the picture of the earth as single location leading not only to a greater sense of the world as one place (increased global consciousness), but also of great importance to the development of the global environmental movement 13. 1970 - the creation of Clearing House interbank Payment System (CHIPS) making possible global electronic (wire) transfers of funds among financial institutions 1977 - the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) came into being making possible more global transfers of funds by individuals r. 1988 - the founding of the modern Internet based on Arpanet (which was created in 196.9). While it took the Internet seve. al years to take off, this was a turning point in global interconnection for billions of people 91 2001 - the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York and on the Pentagon in Washington, as well as later terrorist attacks on trains in Madrid (March 11, 2004) and London (July 7, 2005), among others. Major types of globalization Economic Globalization economic globalization is globalization Political Globalization political relations that exist at a global level, including inter-national relations Cultural Globalization cultural influences that exist at a global level, between and among various nations -« Globalization of Religion Many other religions, both large and small, are, or seek to be, global in Scope and work toward that through proselytizing throughout the world, sending missionaries, and opening religious centers. Globalization of Science Science today is inherently a global enterprise as its knowledge base is formed by inputs from many parts of the world and that knowledge is disseminated v.'.tually everywhere. Globalization of Health and Medicine Diseases can and do proliferate globally. There is also the global spread of medical knowledge and expertise as well as technologies useful in diagnosing and treating various diseases. Globalization of Sport The global media, especially television, have played a key role in the globalization of sport and creating global interest in, and an audience for, sport. Globalization of Education Higher education has spread through increasing areas of the world and the systems of higher education have grc :Jn increasingly similar. American universities have, in effect, been opening 'ffranchises" in various countries, especially the oil-rich Persian Gulf area. SLSU in collaboration with Trah Vinh University offering Graduate and Post-Graduate Degrees in Vietnam. ...
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  • Spring '19
  • Jane Smith
  • Globalization, Globalization of Education

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