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On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- Explain how an understanding of the concept of citizenship at the national level can have an impact at the global level
- Analyse one global challenge to clearly identify the issue, its impact, and possible solutions
- Evaluate the effectiveness of two global platforms in promoting collective action to address global challenges
- Demonstrate effective communication skills in both written work and video presentations
- Introduction to Unit
- From Citizenship (the transition from subjects to citizens)
- To Global Citizenship (the transition from citizens to global citizens)
- The Skills of Citizenship (and the uneven distribution of those skills)
- Global Challenges Workshop 1 (identification of challenges, organization of groups, initial research)
- Global Platform 1: World Wide Web as a Tool of Global Citizens/for Global Citizenship
- Global Challenges Workshop 2 (imagining audience)
- Global Platform 2: YouTube as a Tool of Global Citizens/for Global Citizenship
- Global Challenges Workshop 3 (Wireframes)
- Global Platform 3: Facebook as a Tool of Global Citizens/for Global Citizenship
- Global Challenges Workshop 4 (Video Presentation)
- Global Platform 4: Twitter as a Tool of Global Citizens/for Global Citizenship
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What is it to be a global citizen in a world faced by challenges like climate change, extreme poverty, nuclear destruction and the exploitation of women and children? And what can global citizens do to address these challenges? Interesting examples of how global citizens can help promote change are appearing around the world (such as Occupy, Pussyhat Project and #MeToo). These show how global citizens can use new technological platforms to build support for action to address global challenges.
Please Note: All students studying at Murdoch University will need to complete the compulsory unit, Murdoch Academic Passport (MAP100), which only takes 2-3 hours to complete online. Find out more: http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/MurdochAcademicPassport.
- Global Citizenship Video (20%)
- Global Challenge Project (35%)
- Timed Online Exam (30%)
- Engagement/Participation (15%)