Center for Global Education
As the effects of globalization bring many changes and challenges to the U.S. and the world, American educators are forced to develop a new framework. Past models of citizenship have focused primarily on the knowledge and acquisition of values necessary for participation in the American system. However, as national boundaries become more porous through immigration, technology, business and cultural exchanges, more and more individuals find themselves needing new knowledge and skills to succeed in this changing environment. The Center strives to advance knowledge of global issues among teacher candidates, domestic & international educators.
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Programs and Discussions
- Lessons: The Center runs a series of lessons that allow students to apply their current areas of study to real life examples and events occurring in our global society.
- Discussion Boards: Participate in discussion threads about current issues facing our global society. Share your comments and read what others have to say.
Our primary mission is to advance knowledge of global issues, build skills and develop dispositions among Seton Hall students, elementary and secondary school students and domestic and international educators in order to promote global civic competence.
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