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The Global One Room Schoolhouse: Are You Learning to Become an Edupreneur?

What would happen if the world became your classroom? An animated highlight of John Seely Brown’s Keynote Presentation, “Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Learner in the 21st Century,” at the 2012 Digital Media and Learning Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 1, 2012 … Continue reading

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Career diplomat speaks on jobs in globalized economy

Christian Marnon, WKU Herald, Sep 26, 2013 The effortless convenience of modern technology has drawn the world tighter, but with that diminished cultural distance comes responsibility. Thursday night in Gary A. Ransdell Hall auditorium, career diplomat Michael McClellan discussed self-awareness … Continue reading

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Successful Careers in the Age of Globalization: Expert Advice from a Career Diplomat

(Design by Laura Harper) Presentation & discussion: free, open to the public, swipeable & refreshments Thu, Sep 26, 5-6pm, Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium Sponsored by the Honors College at WKU Facebook The 21st century is the age of globalization. No … Continue reading

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Changing educational paradigms to cultivate creativity

Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson argues that we need to fundamentally change educational paradigms to stop ‘educating people out of their creativity,’ and instead start cultivating that very creativity to better prepare us for the global and complex challenges of … Continue reading

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Honors education as transdisciplinary & transformative global education cultivating global competence

Given the significant variance in definitions of and approaches to honors education – which largely seems to be a function of the great diversity of institutions in which it is embedded – this is an attempt to conceptualize honors education … Continue reading

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Is US higher education shifting from Europe to a ‘Pacific Century’ or is it simply becoming more global?

Is Europe Passe? Beth McMurtie, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 29, 2013 Is US higher education shifting to a ‘Pacific Century’ – neglecting Europe – or is it merely rebalancing and repositioning itself for a more global 21st century? … Continue reading

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‘We are the custodians of life’s meaning’

Carl Sagan on the Meaning of Life, Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, July 8, 2013 These are some profound reflections by Sagan on our place and role in the universe which powerfully speak to the ideal of global education as an … Continue reading

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‘If it isn’t global, it isn’t an education’

Diverse Conversations: The Globalization of Higher Education, Matthew Lynch, Diverse, May 22, 2013 The purpose of education is to prepare students as well as possible for life and work in the increasingly globalized world of the 21st century. Under these … Continue reading

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Study abroad is but one way to globalize students’ perspective

Mark Salisbury, director of institutional research and assessment at Augustana College Illinois, argues that too many in study abroad still put the cart before the horse, and that it is high time to rethink and redo study abroad, all the … Continue reading

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Annan praises study-abroad programs for promoting international understanding

Jo Mannies, St. Louis Beacon, May 28, 2013 The more I see and hear of the younger generation, the more confident I become. They are perhaps the first generation of truly global citzens who seem to understand almost instinctively the … Continue reading

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