Fostering Global Literacies Among Undergraduate Students Through Innovative Interdisciplinary Interactive Projects
Your Name and Title: Melda N. Yildiz, Associate Professor
School, Library, or Organization Name: Kean University
Co-Presenter Name(s): Students and Faculty who participated in this course will be invited to co-present
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: New Jersey, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): K12 Teachers, Teacher Educators, Media Specialists, Librarians and Higher Ed Faculty
Short Session Description (one line):
Situated within the context of curriculum design, this presentation advocates an innovative interdisciplinary project based curriculum revolving around Asian Studies as a means to explore Asia, Asian Culture, People, Culture and Religion among college students while developing global competencies and 21st Century skills.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
This presentation outlines the role of innovative interdisciplinary collaborations among the Asian Studies faculty in various disciplines; offers creative strategies and possibilities for integrating new technologies and 21st century skills into Asian Studies curriculum;
We will explore wide range of meanings undergraduate students associated with
The goals of the course was to: 1) develop an interdisciplinary course focusing on Asia; 2) promote global education, global literacy, collaboration fluency and 21st century skills among college students; 3) explore the use of new technologies in developing global media literacy skills in undergraduate curriculum; and 4) collaborate with faculty, librarians and international colleagues on assessment strategies, rubrics and integration of global media literacies and social media technologies into students' multilingual multicultural multimedia projects.
This presentation will discusses the role of developing innovative interdisciplinary introduction to Asian Studies course and integrating global literacies and new technologies as a means of further developing the 21st century skills among undergraduate students.
Conference participants will be able to:
· argue the challenges and advantages of integrating new media and technologies into the Asian Studies course,
· examine the process of preparing project based learning activities for an interdisciplinary teaching and learning,
· explore lesson plans, assessment tools, curriculum guides and links to online resources and students' projects.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: https://sites.google.com/a/kean.edu/as2000/