Midterm Review for fall 2010

Midterm Review for fall 2010 - 1 WEEK2 MIDTERMREVIEW

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1 MIDTERM REVIEW WEEK 2 LECTURE OUTLINES FOR  “Transforming Today’s Students into Tomorrow’s Global Citizens” (The  article is in Week 13 Folder) 1. Global citizenship is about fostering an awareness of how our world works. The 3 main aspects of global citizenship is: o   Rights  – individuals of the 20 th  Century have Universal Declaration of Human  Rights. o   Duties –  individuals have commitment to civic participation and informed opinion  that extends beyond self-interest. o  Identity –  individuals recognize that citizenship can exist on multiple levels. 2. What is global competency and are US undergraduate students prepare to undertake the  challenges of a globalized environment? (p.7) No, US undergraduates are not prepared to undertake the challenges of a globalized  environment. Stats: o 1%  of college students travel abroad o 92%  U.S. undergraduates do not take any foreign-language classes OR  8%  take  foreign-language classes. 3. SHORT ANWER =  6 POINTS Students should be introduced to “readings” taken from as many locations as possible. Knowing that  intergovernmental organizations  can promote global citizenship but that  these organizations are not independent of the nation-states themselves; Knowing  multinational corporations  can adopt policies that can foster global  citizenship but that these corporations care about the bottom line;  Knowing  non-governmental organizations  can represent disadvantage groups but  these organizations are not necessarily accountable to anyone. 4.  What some key methods that can be utilized in teaching globalization? (p.9-11) Service learning - transform students while solving public problems and making  connections between theoretical content for a course and their service-learning  experiences Study abroad - enrich intercultural and engagement in collaboration
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2 Technology - live chats, participation in online courses, video conferencing can connect  students to the global READING GUIDE FOR  Click to Read:  “Ethics Must Be global, Not Local” 1. What is “situation ethics”?  And what are the consequences of “situation ethics” in the context  of businesses going global? (p.1) “Situation ethics” is a system of ethics by which acts are judged within their contexts  instead of by categorical principles (Webster dictionary – did not find in the article) "When in Rome, do as the Romans do." –  Business organizations operate with one 
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Midterm Review for fall 2010 - 1 WEEK2 MIDTERMREVIEW

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