Columbia Goes Global: The Next 50 Years
Is GED Online Accredited?

Thu Mar 13, 2014 6:11 am by tylordavid

You have to be more careful now to get into any online program, only spend your money after confirming the credibility of any online program from your local educational departments. There are some institutions which provide High School online test but you should check the credibility of that program too before registering yourself in it, So GED Online Test is not real but GED test preparation can …

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What is a "global education?"

Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:04 am by rth2102

A global education - we all aspire to it. As teachers want to provide it, as students to receive it. We associate with "global education" all that desirable: the ideal of responsible "global citizens" capable to think (and act) both local and global, the values of tolerance and diversity, and visions of leadership for the challenges ahead.

What does "global …

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State Approved High School Diploma

Sat May 26, 2012 9:05 am by raisaboniifacio

We provide all of the advantages of a traditional high school without the social, safety and academic concerns. You can rest assured that Stanley High School will provide you with a superior education that prepares you for college and your professional career. When you enroll in Stanley, you get quality homeschooling online.

We are dedicated to seeing you succeed in education and we are willing …

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From The Inside Looking Out

Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:46 pm by Mark Stothers

First Thought:

How many of these facts are new to you?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrA4V6YF6SA

Second Thought:

There might be a lot more to know about America's closest geographic neighbor. Imagine the opportunity across an ocean.



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Humanities and professional teaching

Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:31 pm by es

What should be the respective share of humanities and professional teaching in the Core?

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What is a "global education?"

Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:42 am by Erica Kassman

A global education is not necessarily a set of facts or courses. As has already been said, it is a sense of open-mindedness, a willingly to acknowledge other possibility, to let the mind go beyond the present setting and to imagine other ways and other peoples. The culture in which you are raised, for better of for worse, endows you with a certain view of the world and how to operate in it. But …

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How are education and service connected?

Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:16 pm by kristykelly

Columbia University has a longstanding history of community service and engagement. Service learning opportunities ideally allow students to connect classroom instruction with community activities to enhance reflective thinking as well as personal and civic responsibility. How do these connections change when learning or working "globally"?

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What University....

Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:59 pm by Mark Stothers

... is this picture from?

... and where is it located?


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Would you have guessed - Tsinghua, the leading science/tech school in

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Engineering versus liberal arts: Who is right?

Mon Mar 21, 2011 12:14 pm by zhangchunjie

The following link offers an interesting view. Please feel free to comment.
http://techcrunch.com/2011/03/21/engineering-vs-liberal-arts-who’s-right—bill-or-steve/

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Can all disciplines go global?

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1 Can all disciplines go global? on Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:55 pm

Living in New York City, we feel that everything seems to have one or more links to the rest of the world. It also seems natural to consider Columbia University's curriculum deeply embedded in a global context. Yet can all disciplines, majors or minors, go global? Could they be taught everywhere in the world in the same way? Why do we need to globalize our subjects? Or why shouldn't we globalize some disciplines? Please feel free to share your ideas, experiences, and visions.

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2 Going global on Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:56 am

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In our globalized world, we can't ignore the impact of one place, action, or idea on others around the world. It is for this reason that our studies need to go global. A complete analysis of any topic (whether it be art, biology, or political science) must consider everything that it affects. Ignoring a topic's global implications would simply be academically lazy.

Are there fields without global implications? Perhaps, but there are far fewer than one might initially imagine.

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