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Global Problem Solving (LGS-211)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0960-211-001
Instructor: Peter Debartolo Jr
Days: Monday Wednesday 2:25 pm - 3:40 pm
Note: Online, Synchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3

For Levermore Global Scholar Students Only
Online Synchronous: Class Normally Will Be Synchronous; During The Week Of
February 8-12 Classes Will Be Asynchronous. Ss; Gl

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This course broadens and deepens students’ knowledge and understanding of contemporary global trends and international affairs. It examines issues from a solutions-oriented perspective and promotes integrative, critical and creative thinking about today’s complex and multidimensional global problems relating to development, conflict, climate change, terrorism, governance, public health, and much more. (Learning Goals:G;Distribution Reqs:Social Sciences)

Learning Goals:   • Identify, explain and interpret important problems, trends, and challenges in contemporary international affairs, and understand key stakeholders involved• Demonstrate an understanding of different theories, methods, and approaches to analyzing and addressing global issues and problems• Critically analyze the interplay of various interdependent factors that contribute to international tensions, conflicts, poverty, injustice, and/or other contemporary global phenomena• Challenge their assumptions about factors and causes contributing to global problems and develop a more nuanced understanding of complexities underlying world events• Recognize and assess alternative viewpoints and engage in constructive dialogue and debate about salient global challenges • Communicate clearly and coherently about global problems and possible solutions using written, oral, and/or electronic means

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.

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