Global Awareness

Developing Children’s Social and Cultural Understandings: The Moroccan Medina


Through modeling a narrative approach to studying the Moroccan Medina and examining research on engaging pedagogies, participants will understand how intercultural and global understandings are demonstrated through problem-solving experiences.

Presenters: 

Margit McGuire, Seattle University, Seattle, Washington; Bronwyn Cole, University of Western Sydney, Bankstown, New South Wales; Kathy Morabet, Rabat International School, Rabat,

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20
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Teaching global awareness: learning strategies that work


The purpose of this hands-on session is to discuss learning strategies that help students become active participants in their own learning in the classroom and beyond.

Presenters: 

Miriam Ben-Yoseph, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois; Zaya Khananu, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois

session id: 
17
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Teaching Global Understanding at the Elementary age Through Cultural Immersion


In the Elementary classroom it is important to immerse the children in the global community. I will show how to teach the importance of respect and understanding for other cultures.

Presenters: 

Bruce Hadd, Morey Public School Academy, Shepherd, MI

session id: 
15
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Building Global Citizens - International Service Learning


This International Studies Programme combines character education and service learning in a unique global classroom. West Island College Students travel around the world learning about sustainable development through service learning.

Presenters: 

Claire Allen, West Island College, Calgary, Alberta

session id: 
9
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Understanding Ethiopia: A Pilot Study abroad Project


In 2012, 15 students spent two months on a State Department-funded study abroad project in Ethiopia learning about history, cultures and language. The presentation will describe this experience with educators.

Presenters: 

Akbarali Thobhani, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, Colorado

session id: 
11
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Linking the World/Teaching Global History as Mystery


Global history taught as a basic building block promoting tolerance, understanding, & diminishing ethnocentrism, among nations and cultures by presenting original sources and issues as 'mysteries' solved through shared discovery.

Presenters: 

Jack Zevin, Queens College, Flushing, NY; Iris Zevin, Queens College, Flushing, NY, David Gerwin, Queens College, Flushing, NY

session id: 
13
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Malagasy Perspectives about NonEuropean Immigrants


This study explores the experiential perceptions of a Malagasy immigrant and the challenges he and others, e.g., North Africans, faced as nonEuropean immigrants in French schooling systems.

Presenters: 

Lisa Winstead, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, California

session id: 
3
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Perceptions of Geography Students on Global Issues


Survey given to university geography students at Western Kentucky University (US) and Minia University (Egypt)showed significant differences in student perceptions of global issues in five categories.

Presenters: 

S. Kay Gandy, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; Edress Sultan Saleh, Minia University, Minia,

session id: 
2
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