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At the present time, this site provides you with resources in two main areas: Globalization and Films and Popular Culture. The connection? The spread of Popular Culture and the popularity of American films is an important aspect of Globalization. Resources include free courses designed by MindTools.


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Two courses, Introduction to Globalization (G101) and Understanding Globalization (G102) are available on this site. G101 is on a new platform that requires no login. G102 is through Moodle, a learning management system used by schools and universities around the world. These modular courses introduce you to fundamentals of Globalization: what it is, and how to understand the basic issues in its economic, political, and cultural dimensions. Recommended for high-school on up. Just click on the Description or Start links for G101 or G102 on the left for more information.

What's Your Globalization I.Q.?
12-Question Quiz tests your basic knowledge of the most important trend of the 21st century.

21st Century Skills - Metiri Group report on what the educational system needs to provide if students are to be successful in new economy. Skills needed include digital literacy, reasoning and teamwork skills. 4-page pdf file.