ERIC Number: ED393496
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Internationalizing the Curriculum.
Sypris, Theo, Ed.
Prepared as a resource for community college practitioners seeking to internationalize their courses, this report presents 50 internationalized course modules in 22 subject areas developed as part of curriculum development project undertaken at Michigan's Kalamazoo Valley Community College. The 50 modules are presented in the areas of accounting, art, biology, business, career planning, chemistry, communication, composition (writing), computer information systems, economics, literature, management, marketing, mathematics, nursing, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, reading, religion, and sociology. For each module, the report provides the course and title number; module title; a general description of the module, including a rationale; a description of module objectives; a discussion of methodology, including lectures and discussions, audio-visual aids used, readings used, assignments, and evaluation methods; and references. Selected sample modules include the following: (1) "Population Trends: A Global View," a contemporary biology course ; (2) "International Marketing," an introductory business course; (3) "Cultural Communication: When Worlds Collide," an interpersonal communication course; (4) "Comparative Literature Analysis," a college writing course; (5) "Culture and Person Centered Care," a mental health nursing theory course; (6) "World Hunger and Economic Justice," an applied ethics course; and (7) "A Comparative Analysis of Cultural Development," an introductory political science course. (TGI)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.; Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Midwest Inst., Kalamazoo, MI.