20 février 2020

Nurturing a Global Mind

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Nurturing a Global Mind
Emily Boudreau, Usable Knowledge, 2020/01/21
I agree with the sentiment expressed in this article, that people should encopurage "the development and enhancement of global competencies like self-efficacy, adaptability, attitudes towards immigrants, and openness to diversity." I think the five learning activities identified by the authors should have been much more precisely stated. For example, while volunteering is important, it needs to be, um, volunteer. Cultural diversity events should help learners see the world through another culture's perspective (and not through the lens of classwork or assigned reading). Discussions about world events are useful; shouting matches about world events are not. More...

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