Globalization
Fall 2018 Course Schedule

Last updated: 12/03/2018
 

Date

Topics for Discussion

Reading, video, and written assignments due on date in left column

     

August

8/20

 

Introduction

Course Syllabus

 

The basics

 

 

8/27

What is Globalization?

Psy, Gangnam Style, & K-pop

Readings:

Discussion Questions

-If you're interested, more on K-Pop

September

9/3

 

Labor Day  

9/10
 

Evolution & History
 

Readings:

Discussion Questions
 

9/17

Theories & What You Wear

Readings:

Discussion Questions

If you're interested,more articles on global clothing production and another one
 

9/24

Globalization & Politics
The Arctic


 

Readings:

Discussion Questions

If you're interested, a good article about the Internet
 

October

10/1

 

Paper 1 due by 4:45 pm


 

Class not meeting- Paper 1 due

 

10/8

Globalization & Economics Outsourcing

 

Readings:
  • Chapter 3
  • Outsourcing video (25 minutes)
    *Note: the volume control for the video is the little speaker symbol next to the play arrow
     
  • Balikbayan

Discussion Questions
 

10/15


No Classes- Fall Break
 


Do something revitalizing!

10/22

Globalization & Transnational Crime - Introduction

 

 


 


 

10/29

Globalization & Transnational Crime -Trafficking

Class not meeting: Review these videos/readings to complete Paper 2

November

11/5

 

Globalization & Transnational Crime -Trafficking

Discuss Paper 2
 

Paper 2 due

 

11/12

Globalization & Culture

Reading:

Discussion Questions
 

11/19

Globalization & The Environment

 

Readings:

Discussion Questions

If you're interested, more on Mitsubishi
 

11/26

Sustainable Development

Readings:

Discussion Questions

 

December

12/3

Tying it all together
 
In-class activity for the final paper- no reading assignments

 

12/10

Final Exam Time 1:00-3:00

 

Paper 3 due to Blackboard no later than 3:00 pm. See assignment for submission instructions.

Late papers will only be accepted until 8:00 PM Monday, April 30th, with a penalty 10%