A unique aspect of the WSEE is that it seeks to help your do more than just simply understand whatever topic of local and global significance that you have chosen to write about.
When you write in your RRS (Research's Reflection Space) you are:
Writing a WSEE can help you develop your global consciousness.
In this definition, global is referring to local–global interactions and connections. These dynamics are not limited to a uniform view of the whole world. Instead, they emphasize local–global developments and the global contexts in which they take place.
The concept of global consciousness encompasses:
Global sensitivity - sensitive to local phenomena and experiences as manifestations of broader developments on the planet.
Global understanding - the capacity to think and act in flexible and informed ways about issues of global and local significance.
Global self - a perception of self as a global actor and member of a local community, a city, a nation and humanity, capable of making a positive contribution to the world.
To be globally conscious, you must:
You exhibit global consciousness when you:
In a globally interdependent world, desirable qualities of mind and dispositions include:
describes a disposition of openness and curiosity about the world and deep understanding of the complexity and diversity of human interactions.