PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: INSTRUCTION FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT
After researching the global issues that affect children and families, students will explore in a three-page essay one global issue by 1) explaining the causes of the issue and 2) identifying any political or cultural linkages to the issue. One page of the essay should analyze how awareness of the issue has affected the student’s own cultural beliefs or worldview and discuss how the issue can have an impact on the student’s own community.
You should select a global issue and address each of these four areas in your essay. YOU SHOULD SELECT AN ISSUE LISTED ON THE UNITED NATIONS “GLOBAL ISSUES” WEBSITE BELOW
This website contains dozens of current global issues organized into thirty different topics (e.g., Agriculture, Democracy, Environment,
Human Rights, Persons with Disabilities, etc., etc.).
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: EVALUATION OF THIS ASSIGNMENT
The rubric below will be used to evaluate this assignment. The first four areas that you see in the rubric should guide you as to what to cover in your Global Issues Essay. These areas are required for courses identified as Global Awareness courses. ED 206 is a course identified as a Global Awareness course.
POINTS FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT ARE BASED ON THE LAST FIVE ITEMS IN THE RUBRIC BELOW.