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Teaching Resource Guides

  • International Development - Despite growing prosperity in many countries, a lack of access to economic and social development remains a significant challenge to millions of people around the world. These web resources provide background and resources to teach students about contemporary development challenges, including poverty, disease and population growth, as well as some of the international and community-led efforts to address them.
  • Globalization - In recent years, the world has experienced an unprecedented expansion of the flow of ideas, products and services across borders. These globalizing forces are deepening the connections between economies and societies around the world. Some of the connections are obvious; others are less apparent. They represent the new world of challenges and opportunities in which your students will live and work. This teaching resource guide explores several of the key dimensions of globalization: economic interdependence, migration, technology and culture.
  • Global Sustainability - Air, food and water are pillars of a livable world. The choices we make to secure them involve the complex interplay of politics, economics and technology. This teaching resource guide examines the concept of sustainability-- how societies are attempting to meet their immediate needs in ways that build community and conserve the environment for future generations. Educators will find content and resources applicable across the curriculum, from science to social studies.
  • Rethinking Global Security in a Wired World - This Internet guide was developed by the Center for International Education (CIE) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) for participants of the 2005 Global Studies Summer Institute (GSSI). Among the themes featured in this guide:  Cyber Security, Assessing Information's Reliability, Global Information, Access, Learning with New Media
  • Understanding Youth Culture and Commerce in a Globalized World - This Internet guide was developed by the Center for International Education (CIE) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) for participants of the 2003 Global Studies Summer Institute (GSSI). Among the themes featured in this guide:Globalized World, Youth Culture, Commerce and Youth, General Resources
  • Understanding the New World Disorder - Online Global Security Resource Guide - This Internet guide was developed by the Center for International Education (CIE) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) for participants of the 2002 Global Studies Summer Institute (GSSI). Among the themes featured in this guide: human rights, health, information, water,the media
  • Understanding the Face of Globalization - This online Internet resource guide was developed by the Center for International Education (CIE) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) for participants of the 2001 Global Studies Summer Institute (GSSI). Themes featured in this guide include:Globalization, Economics, Technology Revolution/Digital Divide, Culture, Human Rights, Environment, Educational Resources
  • Universal Voices: Online Human Rights Internet Guide - This resource guide was developed and edited for the 2000 Global Studies Summer Institute, "Age of Crisis or Age of Reason? Teaching Human Rights at the Turn of the Century." It features a variety of Internet resources related to human rights issues and human rights education.
  • In the Shadow of the First World: International Development Guide - Compiled for the 1999 Global Studies Summer Institute.
  • Exploring Global Conflict - Compiled for the 1998 Global Studies Summer Institute, "Cultural Differences in an Interdependent World: Exploring Global Conflict."
  • United Nations Resource Guide - Compiled for the Understanding the United Nations workshop.
  • A Window on the World: Global Studies Internet Resource Guide - The Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium (WIOC) developed this Internet resource guide in 1999 for participants in their annual conference, "A Window on the World: Using Technology to Make Global Connections in the Classroom."