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ERIC Number: ED382446
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-May
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
There Is a New World Out There: Internationalizing the Science Curricula.
Elashkar, Sam
With great emphasis on global learning and the greater influx of diverse international students into the community colleges, science instructors need more than ever before to make their classrooms culturally aware. This microbiology course includes a brief introduction to the role of bacteria and micro-organisms in industry, agriculture, and infections. The course will examine "Endemic" (localized in certain countries) and "Pandemic" (world-wide) microbial infections and diseases. Understanding microbial theories of diseases in certain societies, cultures, and countries is important because in helps explain the disease-causing process, effects of geographical locations, and the evolutions of microorganisms. The course also discusses the historical analyses of disease transmission, epidemiological studies and global control mechanisms of diseases. In addition, it will focus on the importance of multicultural/international education and cover some of the terminology involved in such education. The document includes: (1) course description; (2) course objectives; (3) course outline; (4) course materials; (5) teaching strategies and classroom presentation; (6) course requirements and evaluation of students; (7) grading procedure; and (8) suggestions for multicultural/international curricula and syllabi for science classes. Contains 18 references. (ZWH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A