X. Global Perspectives and Cultural Diversity

Learning Objectives
  • Develop a basic understanding of one’s culture in comparison to another culture or language, and
  • Use multiple lenses such as race and ethnicity, gender, social class, regional culture, and religion to evaluate one’s culture in comparison to those studied, and
  • Critically examine issues of cultural differences, societal values and relationships, and evaluate one’s own culture and value systems through comparison and contrast to the target language or culture, and
  • Use the target language or culture in developing an understanding of the world today.
Skill Applied Learning Requirements
  • Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop critical thinking skills.
  • Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop information literacy skills.
  • Include a graded writing component, which whenever possible is developmental.

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