Gen:499 week5 discussion1&2

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Readings

  1. To successfully complete this week’s discussion, “Technology and Globalization,” read the following articles found in EBSCO Host in the Ashford University Library:
  2. To successfully complete this week’s discussion, “Technology and Globalization,” watch the following video:
    • Goldin, I. (Speaker). (2009, July). Ian Goldin: Navigating our global future [Video]. In TED Talks. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/ian_goldin_navigating_our_global_future.html
      Ian Golden, a director of the James Martin 21st Century School at Oxford, lectures on globalization and technological advances. Subtitles and transcript are available on the landing page. 
  3. To successfully complete this week’s discussion, “Reflecting on General Education,” read the following section of the Ashford University Academic Catalog 2011-2012:


Discussions
To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

  1. Technology and Globalization
     
    Examine the relationship between advances in technology and the responsibilities of global citizenship. Describe how technology has changed the way in which people pursue knowledge and how they address social concerns. Assess the challenges and benefits of a technical and global community, and recognize the impact of technological and global influences in your life.

    Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.
      
  2. Reflecting on General Education
     
    Explain what you have learned about the principles guiding general education from this course and the courses you have taken in the past. What are the most important concepts you have learned (a) from this course and (b) throughout your time as a university student? What are your plans for putting your education to use within your community? How might your newly-acquired knowledge and skills shape your personal and professional development?

    Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.
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