This interdisciplinary social science course explores the influence of community on global citizenship. Topics include contemporary theories that help define local, national and international community membership in the 21st Century. Students will examine how cultural constructs, including but not limited to, personal perspectives, and social, educational, and professional experiences contribute toward shaping their recognition of and accountability as, socially responsible community members.
Global Citizenship, Globe Education Network, Custom 1e, McGraw-Hill, 2011
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
- Identify the influence of personal perspectives on social interactions
- Define and explore the importance of community and responsibilities as a global citizen.
- Identify social issues and community needs locally and globally.
- Examine how technology can facilitate citizen action and community responsiveness.
- Analyze the role of communication, leadership, and personal contributions in building communities.
- Practice active citizenship and social responsibility through community engagement.