Global Challenges is an exciting national blended learning course made possible by the collaborative efforts of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) American Democracy Project (ADP), The New York Times Knowledge Network. The seven global challenges addressed in the course are based on the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ 7 Revolutions framework. This hybrid online and in-person course is intended to help educate globally competent citizens.
What effects will population growth/decline, aging, migration and urbanization have on our future world?
What changes will we see in food, water & energy consumption/production?
What changes are we going to see in computation, robotics, biotechnology & nanotechnology?
How does the vast amount of data change how we learn and govern in the future?
How is our economic landscape changing?
How do we balance state competition/conflict with the increased pressures of transnational threats?
What is the role of leaders, corporations and NGO's in this new enviornment?