5 ECTS credits
EdGlo: 1st year Autumn
After completion of the course, students are able to
- Analyse globalisation as a political, economic, social, cultural, ecological and technological phenomenon
- Compare and evaluate different views and theories of globalisation
- Discuss possible future directions of globalization processes
- Identify and critique their own assumptions and views of globalization
- Discuss various dimensions of globalisation in the context of global ethics and social responsibility
- Theories of international relations and world politics
- Globalisation as a political, economic, social, cultural, ecological and technological phenomenon
- Debates about the nature, tensions and the conflicting values of globalisation
- Politics of knowledge production, equity, neo-colonialism
- Issues of global and local governance
20h lectures, 20h seminars, 95h independent work
Individual work will include pre-course reading assignment focusing on key-concepts.
Seminars will deepen the discussion on the topics introduced in the lectures. Working methods are varied and the seminars will be arranged utilizing activating teaching methods.
1st year students in the Master's Degree Programme in Education and Globalisation
|Yhteydet muihin opintojaksoihin
1st and 2nd year EdGlo courses: 408513S, 408514S, 408527S and 408516S
Held, D. & McGrew, A. (Eds.). (2003). Global transformations reader: An introduction to the globalization debate. (2nd ed). Cambridge: Polity Press.
Held, D., McGrew, A., Goldblatt, D. & Perraton, J. (Eds.). (2007). Globalization theory. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Jones, A. (2010). Globalization: Key Thinkers. Cambridge: Polity Press
Other study material will be confirmed at the beginning of the course.
|Suoritustavat ja arviointikriteerit
The assessment criteria is based on the learning outcomes of the course.
Criteria for assessment of the course work:
0 = it is unfinished, fragmentary; the text is not connected to the theme of the course, only few references.
1 = it is very superficial, disconnected matters are presented, and references are weakly used.
2 = it is superficial, matters are disconnected in some places, references are satisfactorily used.
3 = it contains reflection on the theme, matters are connected to each other, there is a plot in the work, using references is at a good level.
4 = it is presented and written in an analytical way, matters are well connected to each other, using references is mainly at a very good level.
5 = it is presented and written in a systematic and analytical way, matters are connected to each other very well, the using of references is excellent.
0 - 5