Module 7: Global Project Design Essentials

This page was last updated October 2013 for FCCT13-2 cohort

Check Reading Assignments for Module 7
Review Flat Classroom 15 and start #13
This week's discussion on the Ning

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  • What do we mean by 'the imperative of global collaboration?' and how does this relate to Friedman's concept of 'glocalisation'?
  • How can we design learning experiences that embrace global education as well as enforce rigor and relevance.....or are these the same?
  • What are the essential design elements of a globally collaborative project that every project must include?
  • Why are some projects more successful than others?
  • What are the characteristics of an engaged teacher and classroom in a global project?
  • How important is collaboration and co-creation in global project design? Does this importance differ depending on the age of the participants?