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Republic of the Philippines CENTRAL BICOL STATE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE Impig, Sipocot, Camarines Sur 4408 Website: COURSE MODULE 1. COURSE OVERVIEW GEC 7 | C OURSE M ODULE THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD (1-6 Weeks) First Semester S/Y 2020- 2021 Prepared by: FERNANDO O. MIRANDILLA Instructor
Course Code: GEC 7 Course Name: The Contemporary World Course Description: This course introduces students to the contemporary world by examining the multifaceted phenomenon of globalization. Using the various disciplines of the social sciences, it examines the economic, social, political, technological, and other transformations that have created an increasing awareness of the interconnectedness of people and places around the globe. To this end, the course provides an overview of the various debates in global governance, development, and sustainability. Beyond exposing the student to the world outside the Philippines, it seeks to inculcate a sense of global citizenship and global ethical responsibility. This course includes mandatory topics on population education in the context of population and demography. Credit Unit: 3 units Contact Hours: 3 hours Prerequisite: None Course Outcomes: 1. Distinguish different interpretations of and approaches to globalization. 2. Describe the emergence of global economic, political, social, and cultural systems. 3. Analyze the various contemporary drivers of globalization. 4. Understand the various contemporary drivers of globalization. 5. Asses the effects of globalization on different social units and their responses. 6. Analyze contemporary news events in the context of globalization. 7. Analyze global issues in relation to Filipinos and the Philippines. 8. Articulate personal positions on various global issues. 9. Identify the ethical implications of global citizenship. Values Integration Sense of Pride and Patriotism Sense of Accuracy Self-Confidence Self-Reliance Sense of Trustworthiness Critical Thinking THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD
2. COURSE CALENDAR Week Begin Date Topics Course Requirements 1-2 August 17 – August 28, 2020 1. Course overview 2. Classroom policies 3. CBSUA PVMGO Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study of Globalization 1. Globalization 2. Globalism 1. Concept Map 2. Quiz on the reading materials 3-6 September 1 – September 25, 2020 Chapter 2: The Global Economy 2.1. Global Economy 2.2. Market Integration 2.3.Economic Globalization 2.4. Global Stratification 2.5. Theories of Global Stratification Chapter 3: Global Governance 3.1. The United Nations 3.2. Global Governance and the United Nations 1. Reflection Paper 2. Recitation 3. Film Analysis 4. Quiz on the reading materials 7-8 September 28 – October 9, 2020 Chapter 4: Global Divides: The North and The South 4.1.The North-South Divide 4.2.Colonialism, Modernity, and the Creation of Global Inequality Chapter 5: Asian Regionalism 5.1. Asia-Pacific and South Asia and the World 5.2. An Externalist View of Globalization 5.3. Externalist View 5.4. Effects on Politics 5.5. Influence on Culture 5.6. Influence on Diets 1. Quiz on the reading materials 2. Recitation 9 October 12- 16, 2020 Assessment 1 1.

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