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2015

Curriculum and Social Inquiry

Sacred Heart University

Interdisciplinary

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Confronting Pedagogy In “Confronting Globalization”: The Use Of Role-Play Simulations To Foster Interdisciplinary/Global Learning, Lesley Denardis Jul 2015

Confronting Pedagogy In “Confronting Globalization”: The Use Of Role-Play Simulations To Foster Interdisciplinary/Global Learning, Lesley Denardis

Government Faculty Publications

With the increasing emphasis on global learning as part of the redesigned institutional mission of American higher education, there will arguably be a need for a variety of global learning experiences across the undergraduate curriculum. Efforts to incorporate global learning in course content at home by globalizing or internationalizing the curricula are already underway at many institutions of higher education. This article offers a set of recommendations for educators wishing to globalize their courses by adopting an interdisciplinary approach to global learning specifically through the use of role-play simulations. As a problem-based pedagogy, role-play simulations are uniquely equipped to deliver ...