Michiko KATO
   Department   Kyoto University of Foreign Studies  ,
   Position   Professor
Language English
Publication Date 2020/03
Type Academic Paper
Title Cultural Diveristy and Citizenship Education:Toward Fostering a'Glocal'Mind
Contribution Type Single author
Journal Global Issues: A Journal of the Department of Global Affairs
Journal TypeJapan
Publisher 京都外国語大学 国際教養学科
Volume, Issue, Page (5)
Author and coauthor 香戸美智子(単)
Details This paper reports on the introduction of students' learning about cultural diversity from a 'glocal' perspective. The paper first provides a brief overview of the recent global initiatives by the UN. It deals with some recent internal changes in Japan's societal dynamics, suggesting the advantages of fostering the glocal mind in students in higher education in Japan. It then deals with research project classes. Their steps, contents, and outcomes are reviewed. After discussing the students' achievements as well as their limitations, the papaer explores the possibilities for fostering a glocal mind.