Building Global Competency Skills Across the Curriculum
Date : Mon., June 24, 2013 to Tue., June 25, 2013Category :FPRI
Topics and Speakers
Session I - Understanding Innovation in a Global Context
06/24/2013 - 09:00am to 12:00pm
Innovation, creating value using new products, processes, institutions, and ideas, is the way that societies are able to improve their standards of living. Understanding innovation as a driving force in world history and economics is an essential 21st Century skill for all students.
Session II - Rhetoric and Cultural Diplomacy
06/24/2013 - 01:00pm to 04:00pm
Clear and persuasive communication is an essential element of success. By examining intercultural communication and the language of diplomacy, students will become global communicators who forge ties across distance, language and culture.
Session III - Building 21st Century Digital Literacy
06/24/2013 - 09:am to 12:00pm
Understanding the world today requires more than just one dimensional consumption of local media. Rather, gaining a rich understanding of events and motivations requires that one have the media skills necessary to locate, translate, assimilate and integrate many points of view from both formal and informal sources.
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