Global Learning

Global Learning Outcomes

Upon completing a globalized course at Harper College, a student shall be able to

1. Evaluate issues of social justice and sustainable development.

Examples of course-specific outcomes that would meet this requirement include:

  • Identify ethical, political, economic, social and/or environmental global challenges.
  • Demonstrate the skills to take informed and responsible action to address ethical, social, and environmental challenges in global systems.
  • Evaluate the local and broader consequences of individual and collective interventions.

2. Recognize the interdependence and interconnectedness of world systems.

Examples of course-specific outcomes that would meet this requirement include:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the connection between countries and peoples of the world and recognize the political, economic, and environmental interdependence between them.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret issues from more than one cultural perspective.

3. Demonstrate competence in intercultural communication.

Examples of course-specific outcomes that would meet this requirement include:

  • Recognize individual and cultural differences and demonstrate an ability to communicate and interact effectively and respectfully across cultures.
  • Identify and critique instances of cultural stereotyping and show empathy and respect for differences in culture, worldviews, and viewpoints
  • Demonstrate effort to acquire knowledge of at least one language other than one’s own native language.

4. Demonstrate skills of critical analysis in cross-cultural comparisons.

Examples of course-specific outcomes that would meet this requirement include:

  • Critically compare beliefs, values and assumptions between and among groups with respect to race, gender, sexual identity, nation faith, and economic circumstances.
  • Analyze media to discern various perspectives, interests and biases and their effects in forming, shaping, and manipulating worldviews.

5. Articulate an understanding of global perspectives.

Examples of course-specific outcomes that would meet this requirement include:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the historical, political, religious and economic forces that have shaped the current world system (including global power dynamics, inter-nation conflicts, imperialism, post-colonialism).
  • Demonstrate knowledge of world geography.

 

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