Exploring Global Realities

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Exploring Global Realities

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Communication

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ICCM106 or ICCM112

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    Contemporary issues; criticałanalytical writing, oral presentations based on class materials and research; assignments; portfolio, debated and term paper.

    Course Objectives:

    • To be able to critically analyze the effects of globalization using persuasion
    • To be able to debate and use oral persuasion concerning global issues
    • To create a persuasive argumentative essay concerning human rights
    • To be able to analyze poetry and discuss relevant course themes
    • To be able to analyze short stories and discuss relevant course themes

    Teaching Methods:

    Lecturing, small group discussions and student presentations.

    Teaching Media:

    Transparencies, handouts, videos, course book

    Measurement and evaluation of student achievement:

    MUIC standard grading criteria: 90% and above is grade A

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