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UPDATE: Release of Edited & Updated Global Challenges Blended Learning Course

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AASCU is pleased to announce the release of its newly edited and updated blended learning course,

Global Challenges: Promise & Peril in the 21st Century.

AASCU’s Global Engagement Initiative assembled faculty scholars from diverse disciplines on 10 campuses to lead a collaborative initiative aimed at responding to higher education’s responsibility to educate globally competent and engaged citizens.

The resulting blended learning course can serve as a turnkey course, yet is fully customizable for adaptation to a particular course or instructor’s needs. The course is offered through the Epsilen LMS (no site license required).

A digital subscription to The New York Times will be included (at no extra cost) in The Global Challenges course this fall. The digital subscription provides unlimited access to on any device and the NYTimes smartphone app.

To learn more about the course, or to register for Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 delivery, visit our website at

Additional AASCU Global Challenges resources include:

Global Challenges: Promise & Peril in the 21st-Century eBook  ($14.99)

o    available byod via VitalSource

o    available for iPad via iBookstore

Educating Globally Competent Citizens: A Toolkit ($20 for AASCU Members/$25 for non-AASCU Members available in AASCU’s online Bookstore)

Save the DateGlobal Challenges Institute: Educating Globally Competent Citizens
Washington, DC | November 8-9, 2013

Designed for campus teams, as well as individual faculty members and academic administrators, this two-day institute will further your institution’s global education goals. The institute is sponsored by the American Democracy Project’s Global Engagement Initiative and is being hosted by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities in Washington, DC. Stay tuned for additional information soon!

NOTE: ADP’s National Manager Jen Domagal-Goldman is currently on leave. Inquiries and correspondence regarding Global Challenges or other ADP-related activities should be directed to Stephanie South, ADP Program Associate, at or 202-478-4656.

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