Getting a Global I.Q.
How will we teach students to
ask new questions?
is one of 16 universities chosen by the Association
of American Colleges
and Universities to participate in a two-year
project committed to injecting opportunities for global learning
in undergraduate education. The project called Shared
Futures: Global Learning and Responsibility, is designed
to place questions of diversity, identity, citizenship and
at the center of learning. It is expected to help colleges
and universities restructure education to ensure that students
issues throughout their undergraduate experiences and not
merely as part of a single required course. Each of the selected
will form a project team to design, implement and evaluate
a program that will increase students’ knowledge about
the world and this country’s position in it while addressing
“Our faculty will have opportunities to make global
learning a more central component of our curriculum and to
add to our efforts as a university to address the diversity
of our country
and our world,” says Provost Madeline
Wake of Marquette’s participation.
Eighty-nine colleges and universities
nationwide applied to participate in the AACU project. It is funded by a
grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.