The proliferation of mobile technologies has incited a new ecology of teaching and learning in the social studies. Presenters will explore applications of mobile devices to facilitate student engagement.
Using primary sources, multimedia, and secondary readings, attendees will be given curricular materials that will help them integrate the unique aspects of the islands into their social studies courses.
As the movement of people, capital, and ideas accelerates, students must critically evaluate the trade-offs and dilemmas of globalization in their roles as enlightened and engaged citizens in a democracy.
Service learning is a tool to leverage the lessons of global citizenship outside the classroom. This poster presentation will detail a character-building experience in which GC students worked with refugees.