Intro to GP teacher: Bidanov Olzhas Dzhakhibovich (Mr. Olzhas) GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES and PROJECT WORK
ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES: 1)Cell phones turned off 2)English only (other languages forbidden) 3)No late comers 4)No excuses 5)Accountability You are responsible for your home tasks You are responsible for taking class notes You are responsible to have all Stationary (notebooks, pens, pencils, markers, etc.) You are responsible to have English – English dictionary and Thesaurus
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES and PROJECT WORK WHY STUDY GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES? Global Perspectives aims to: prepare you for engagement with a rapidly changing world, broadening your outlook through the critical analysis of and reflection on, issues of global significance.
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES and PROJECT WORK You will develop following skills: think critically to deconstruct arguments, differentiate between the ways in which people express their perspectives, develop lines of reasoning. WHY STUDY GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES?
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES and PROJECT WORK A perspective is a viewpoint or standpoint, it may be common throughout the world or maybe different even between two classmates. Perspectives tend to be colored by the circumstances in which people live, i.e. political, ethical, cultural, religious, educational, etc., backgrounds that they have. WHAT IS A PERSPECTIVE?
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES and PROJECT WORK WHAT IS A PERSPECTIVE?
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES and PROJECT WORK Global perspectives Global perspectives are likely to be informed by different cultural, geographical and political environments. In this course we are going to look at materials from different countries and/or cultures This will be an effective way of accessing different global perspectives.
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES and PROJECT WORK Global perspectives We will focus on Global issues from following 6 prisms: Culture Economics Environment Ethics Politics Science and Technology
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES and PROJECT WORK WHAT IS THE BEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD?