Think Globally, Teach Locally

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Graduating global citizens is one of Georgia Tech’s strategic goals, yet many students don’t have the opportunity to study abroad.  What are we doing at home to help students engage in global challenges and develop intercultural communication skills?  In this workshop, we invite participants to consider how integrating the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their courses will help foster global citizenship no matter where students are learning.  The UN SDGs are a set of 17 broad and interconnected goals that address the global challenges we face. We argue that the SDGs can be incorporated into any course regardless of discipline.  Faculty members from diverse programs at Georgia Tech will share examples of how they have incorporated the SDGs into their courses.  Workshop participants will have the opportunity to articulate their vision for how the SDGs may work in their own course and identify (and propose) resources that can help support them in realizing it.   

Workshop facilitators:

  • Rebecca Watts Hull, Ph.D., Service Learning and Partnerships Specialist, Serve Learn Sustain
  • Evan Mallen, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Sebnem Ozkan, Ph.D., Associate Director, Atlanta Global Studies Center
  • Carol Subiño Sullivan, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Faculty Teaching and Learning Initiatives, Center for Teaching and Learning

Georgia Tech Faculty Presenters:

  • Shatakshee Donghde, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Economics
  • Jairo Garcia, Ph.D., Part-time Lecturer, City and Regional Planning
  • Joyelle Harris, Ph.D., Academic Professional, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Britta Kallin, Ph.D. Associate Professor, German
  • Raghuram Pucha, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering


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