To understand the effects of stereotypes on Arab-Muslim students living in the U.S., related implications, and how schools can dismantle stereotypes of Arab-Muslim cultures while broadening American students’ cultural awareness.
This interactive presentation demonstrates effective secondary instruction for fostering global awareness using methods that incorporate multimedia strategies and facilitate learning through research, writing, advocacy, and intercultural/international service-learning.
This lecture will present a curriculum examining twentieth century political ideologies in the Middle East. This will contextualize the Arab Spring and address regional cultural and political pluralism.
While teacher education programs struggle to broaden students’ world view, abroad experiences may hold a key to increasing global awareness through concentrated contact with dissimilar peoples, lifestyles and ideas.
Presenters will share an innovative curricular approach to global education, which crosses interdisciplinary boundaries, democratizes conversation through social media, and requires students to move from awareness to action.