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Going Global

This course provides an overview of the factors that have resulted in the globalization of education. The ramifications of globalization on education will be analyzed. Topics include the impact of colonialism on the world system, an examination of the media’s influence and it’s effect on globalization, the process of developing an intercultural competency will be developed. Also, the foundations for multicultural teaching will be examined. The process for developing intercultural sensitivity will be explored. The characteristics of postmodernism in the global classroom will also be examined. Also, an explanation of the concept of multiculturalism as distinct from assimilation and pluralism will be given. A description of the paradox of multiculturalism will be provided. The rationale for... Show More
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