The many faces of globalization 2012 2013

Topics: Globalization, Capitalism, World citizen Pages: 4 (1348 words) Published: February 23, 2015

Onderdelen minorbeschrijving
Tekst minorbeschrijving
Titel v.d. minor
Title
The Many Faces of Globalization
Aanbiedende academie / opleiding / lectoraat
Organising faculty
Lectoraat Internationale Samenwerking/ International Cooperation Contactpersoon
Contactperson
Godelieve Kodde
070-4458760
Algemene doelstelling
General objectives
The goal of this minor is to provide an introduction to the many aspects and dimensions of globalization. The daily challenges faced today by a wide array of professionals are not entirely local or national, but are also connected to developments occurring in Europe and in the rest of the world. In the context of higher professional education, this means that future professionals are becoming critical world citizens. In order to become a critical world citizen, it is necessary to acquire specific knowledge, competences and skills. At the end of this minor students should be able:

1) To assume a conscious and critical position towards global developments; 2) To research and analyse problems of a global nature;
3) To establish how specific issues (local, national, professional) are related to developments occurring on a global scale. Korte weergave inhoud
Summary of contents
Graduates of The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) will work in a globalized world and need to have an understanding of global processes and global development. Globalization is an irreversible process. Globalization comprises many processes that simultaneously affect different areas: economy, media, politics and identities, migration and the environment. Globalization is a complex process that is not yet complete; it continuously evolves at a fast pace. It remains difficult to fully grasp what globalization entails; especially to predict worldwide developments based on all-embracing theories and analyses of globalization. Everything is still open and far from determined: an unexpected event in one location can produce changes...
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