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Globalization in Education

by Rick Lumadue
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This series of videos presents issues educators need consider relative to intercultural development. For example, managing intercultural conflict, the basis for intercultural development, the contexts of intercultural development and more.


This course provides an introduction to intercultural education in a global context. Topics include an overview of culture, communication and interpersonal relationship, nonverbal codes and cultural space. The implications of the 21st century classroom as a global community will be examined along with the process for getting to know another culture. The challenges that are presented in intercultural education will be discussed from the perspective of nurturing and welcoming the changes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the benefits and challenges to intercultural relationships.
  • Describe cultural differences in relational development.
  • Discuss some of the contexts that contribute to social conflict.
  • Understand how verbal and nonverbal communication differs.
  • Explain the limitations of some cross-cultural research findings.
  • Define cultural space.
  • Explain why it is important to understand cultural spaces in intercultural communication.
  • Identify some practical strategies that can be used to prepare students to better understand and interact with others around the world so the might prevent or solve problems that are global in nature.
  • Describe what it means to be an internationally competent individual.
  • Discuss the type of questions one would use to find out information about another culture relative to the dimension of The Big Picture (the “big” questions cultures answer).
Pedagogy Approach:

Presentation videos for fully Online, Hybrid, or Traditional Classroom teaching.

Assessment Methodology:

Cross Cultural Inventory: The purpose of this assessment is to measure student-learning outcomes in the area of diversity over the course of this degree program.  The data will be analyzed to improve student learning and evaluate where the program may need reform and enhancement in this area.

Discussion Participation:  Students will make at least 3 meaningful discussion posts within the course modules interacting with the other students in the class.

Journal:  Each student is to post a journal entry for each unit’s reading assignment.  Summarize the reading in your own words and note any insights you have gained (i.e.; note where you agree or disagree with the author and why).  

Cross – Cultural Project:  You will interview an international person or someone who is culturally/ethnically different from you and obtain this person’s position on each of the 13 cultural categories using the provided instrument.

Research Paper: Each student will write a research paper directly related to one aspect of the course.  The research paper will be between 2,800 - 3,000 words, utilize a minimum of five references within the last five years, and adhere to standard APA format.  The research paper should basically constitute a literature review of an aspect of the course that caught your fancy. 

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Globalization in education: Developing Intercultural Competence Part 1

Added 11/21/2013

These videos are part of the Globalization in Education video series which includes Values, Globalization and the Media, and Intercultural Development.



Added 11/21/2013

These videos are part of the Globalization in Education video series which includes Challenges, Identity, and Factors for Developing Intercultural Competence.


Globalization in Education: Assimilating Intercultural Competence Part 1

Added 11/21/2013

This website has been designed to guide the learner through a step-by-step analysis of some of the most relevant topics of globalization in education. The focus of the videos is on assimilating intercultural competence, with particular attention given to developing intercultural sensitivity, an analysis of intercultural training methods, the use of instruments in cross cultural training, and non-verbal cues.


Globalization in education: Assimilating Intercultural Competence Part 2

Added 11/21/2013

This website has been designed to guide the learner through a step-by-step analysis of some of the most relevant topics of globalization in education. The focus of this volume is on the classroom as a global community, getting to know another culture, and the challenges and changes of globalization in education.


Generational Issues in Global Education

Added 01/29/2014

This series of videos introduces the generations, defines the term generation, and provides an introduction to a brief history of pedagogy in the 20th Century along with the key figures who influenced public education in America. A discussion of each of the generations and the experiences that shaped them is provided. Tips for teaching\training members of each generation from the Veteran Generation to the Millennial Generation/Gen Y will also be given. 

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