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18*The Course Introduction will be focused on understanding the CourseOutline Policy above. Individual coordinators may also add their own rules and regulationsin handling the class.VisionBy 2022, a globally recognized institution providing quality,affordable and open education.MissionTo provide a dynamic and supportive academic environment through the highest standardof institution, research and extension in a non-sectarian institution committed todemocratizing access to educationExcellence (Galing)Innovation (Gawa)Honesty and Integrity (Gawi)Teamwork (Gana). The2University of Mindanao’s Vision,Mission and Core ValuesCOREVALUESTHE BIG PICTURE IN FOCUS1. Memorize the UM’s Vision,Mission and Core Values.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES EDUCATIONSocial ScienceDiscipline2/F DPT Bldg., MatinaCampus, Davao CityPhone: (082) 3050647 Local 118After he settled down in his apartment, Gio sought out and found a favorite laksastall in Newton Hawker Center.He would spend his weekends there with friends eatinglaksa and other dishes.One Saturday, while Gio was checking his Facebook feed along the very busyOrchard Road – Singapore’s main commercial road – he noticed that Latif had justposted something 5 minutes earlier.It was a picture from Orchard Road.Surprised butalso excited.Gio sent Latif a private message.Latif replied immediately saying that hetoo had moved to Singapore and was, at that moment, standing in front a departmentstore just a few blocks away from where Gio was.The two friends met up, and after along hug and quick questions as to what each was up to, they ducked into a café andrenewed their international friendship. . .by ordering a pair of flat whites.On our book“A story ofGio, Latif and the Laksaa good example for us to appreciatethe meaning and impact of globalization.Gio and Latif’sstory is fictional but very plausible since it is, in fact, based on thereallife experience of one of the authors. It was through friendship that one was ableto appreciate the meaning and impact of globalization.Thestory showshow globalization operates at multiple, intersecting levels. Thespread of Filipino TV into Malaysia suggest how fast this popular culture hasproliferated and criss-crossed all over Asia.The Model UN activity thatGio and Latifparticipated in is aninternationalcompetitionaboutinternational politics.Gio met Latif(a Malaysian involved in the Model UN)in Sydney, a global city thatderives its wealth and influence from the global capital that flows through it.Sydneyis also a metropolis of families of international immigrants or foreignersworking in the industries that also sell their products abroad.After the two had gone back to their home countries, Gio and Latif kept in touchthrough Facebook, a global social networking site that provides instantaneouscommunication across countries and continents.

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