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1Welcome to the first module of the Contemporary World. This module is entitled “Globalization”. In this module we will be covering fundamental terms and the realization of how globalization make us see ourselves as part of what we call as the “global age”(Albrow, 1996). For the first part of this module, we will be learning and defining terms that is significant in your chosen field. In addition, to deepen our understanding of the concepts, there are activities embedded in each lesson. This module will hopefully aid you not only to become knowledgeable but also to become more This module will hopefully aid you not only to become knowledgeable but also to become more responsible with all our action and choices in life. At the end of this module, you will be able to: a.define globalization on your own words and identify its classification; b.identify the underlying philosophies of the varying definition of globalization; and c.give examples of visible impacts of globalization. READYTOSCHOOL
2DIAGNOSTICS Quick Check!!Instructions: Write agree if you think the statements is correct; otherwise write disagree. ________1. Globalization is I and the World. ________2. The world that we live in now is a product of globalization the past. ________3. The United Nations is a global government. ________4. The Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) is a product of globalization. ________5. Globalization is a system of ideas, beliefs, norms, values and ideals that are accepted as truth by some groups of people. DONE! Great job. Check your answers at the appendices. The statements above are useful to understand the word “Globalization”How many checks did you get????
3LESSON 1 : INTRODUClTION OF GLOBALIZATIONis . A Story: Gio, Latif, and the Laska When Gio was a second year international affairs student in a university in Cebu City, he obtained funding to join the school team participating in an international Model UN competition in Sydey, Australia. At the height of competition, Gio made plenty of friendsand became particularly close to Latif from the Malaysian team. The two first started talking when Latif asked Gio where he was from. Upon discovering the Gio was from the Philippines, Latif lit up and declared