Activity By Skills: Holistic Thinking

  Global Banking Lesson 2 Hook

The instructor shows two contradictory films, one pro and one con on the World Bank and IMF to get students interested in the topic.

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  Culture and Human Rights Lesson 4 Reflection

Ask the class, if the discussions/activities have changed their perspective on torture and why.

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  Global Banking Lesson 1 Analysis Activity

The instructor asks the students to find out the largest banks in the world and compare the banks with the GDP of developing countries.

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  Global Banking Lesson 1 Discussion on Banks and Globalization

The instructor asks the students to find out how their (and their family’s) life is affected by banks.

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  Global Banking Lesson 1 Lecture

The instructor introduces global banking and financial institutions using the lecture notes and PowerPoint presentation.

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  Demographics Lesson 6 Conclusion

Write a brief response to the following questions.
1) How well do the family histories analyzed in our class correspond with the following quote?
2) What difference would it make if our class sampling was more globally representative, rather than primarily US-focused?

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  Demographics Lesson 6 Discussion of Personal Family Histories

In small groups and/or as a class, compare and analyze your family histories.

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  Demographics Lesson 6 Discussion on MPI Research

In small groups and/or as a class, compare your findings from the MPI research and analysis above.

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  Demographics Lesson 6 Individual Research and Preparation for Discussion

Utilize relevant resources from the MPI “Immigration data hub” to answer this question:
Explain how historic and recent migration trends are represented (or not) by your family history.

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  Demographics Lesson 6 Hook

Choose an individual from your family history who migrated at some point in her/his life. Revisiting the lecture from last class, explain how well this individual fits broader patterns.

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