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Globalizing Curriculum: Inspiring Creative Action

Globalizing Curriculum: Inspiring Creative Action

by – Rebekah Starnes As an English professor, students sometimes ask me, “Why is everything we read so dark?” I respond that literature reflects history, which is often depressing, that it’s a way for people to process trauma or comment on social problems. I...
Hunger in Malawi: Globalizing an Ethics Curriculum

Hunger in Malawi: Globalizing an Ethics Curriculum

by – Linda L. Cox, Ph.D. In ethics, we ask questions such as, “Who is the subject of rights?” “How should we address global hunger?” “What’s our duty to the environment?” I’ve observed that sometimes these questions and the competing answers can make students...
Nursing from a Global Perspective

Nursing from a Global Perspective

by – John Nation MSN, RN As a participant in this year’s Globalizing Curriculum Faculty Learning Community, I have had the opportunity to attend fascinating lectures on a wide range of subjects and collaborate with colleagues at ACC on how best to incorporate...
Making Non-fiction Believable

Making Non-fiction Believable

by – Amparo Garcia-Crow I teach in two departments: Drama and Creative Writing. Where the two areas meet (in the way that I teach both courses) is in the introduction of “the Heroes Journey” as described by Joseph Campbell in his book, “The Hero With a Thousand...