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New Course on Digital Globalization

Globalization Flyer, Winter 2016. The image of Snowden comes from the Freedom of the Press Foundation, which published this photo under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License at https://pressfreedomfoundation.org/about/board/edward-snowden

Globalization Flyer, Winter 2016. The image of Snowden comes from the Freedom of the Press Foundation, which published this photo under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License at https://pressfreedomfoundation.org/about/board/edward-snowden

Now that classes have ended, of course I am excited to work on my course for next winter, when I will be teaching a fully online class on Digital Globalization. The course will be asynchronous, and students may be able to choose the content areas that they wish to focus on: Security, Crime and Privacy; Transformation, Business and Education; or Culture and the Individual. When students login to the course they will take a quiz, which will suggest which area they might want to focus on, and whether they might want to do a group or individual project.

Here is my flyer, which I created using Canva. This is a great way to create visually attractive posters and course flyers. It’s also free, so long as you download your own photos, which the site makes easy to do. The site also has some free photos to use as well. I have no affiliation with Canva; I just want to share a cool tool. See www.canva.com

For a whimsical take on digital globalization (set to the tune of “Video Killed the Radio Star”), please see this music video “Digital Life,” by Amy Burvall of History Teachers. The video starts with the Marshall McLuhan quote, which I’ve stolen for the flyer.

Prof. Smallman, Portland State University

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