FHSU Professors publish on educating globally competent students

05/12/15 jgm
Four Fort Hays State University professors and a professor from Sias International University contributed to the latest issue of the eJournal of Public Affairs published March 31.

Dr. Darrell Hamlin, assistant professor of justice studies, co-edited the issue and co-wrote the introductory essay for the special issue on educating globally competent citizens. His co-author was Dennis Falk, distinguished teaching professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Dr. Shala Mills, chair of the Department of Political Science, co-wrote "AASCU's Global Challenges: Promise and Peril in the 21st Century Course," with assistant professor of political science, Tina Zappile, Stockton University, New Jersey. In the article, Mills and Zappile discuss a course model for creating a curriculum to educate globally competent citizens. The model was created by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. The article also discusses several case studies where the model is used.

Dr. Brett Zollinger, chair of the Department of Sociology and Social Work; Fu Runfeng, Sias; and Dr. Keith Campbell, professor of sociology, co-wrote "Undergraduates' Awareness and perceptions of Globalization: A Comparison of U.S. and Chinese Students." This paper reports research about the knowledge and perceptions of globalization concepts and trends among U.S. and Chinese undergraduate students.

The journal can be found at ejournal.missouristate.edu.

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