Students:Interdisciplinary Study Program on Sustainability 2011-2012
What is Globalization?
- Introduction: Globalization on Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
- Globalization in brief: Global Transformations web  or educational materials from the Levin Institute
- Globalisation in depth (educational materials by the Charles University - selected topics from last year´s course)
What is case study?
Read more about case study development! And consider when case studies might be used - as a method of research...
"The case study is most useful for generating hypotheses, whereas other methods are more suitable for hypotheses testing and theory building."
...or as a well developed method in teaching/learning. In this course, it will serve as a tool for joint work on specific globalization theme.
Write it yourselves!
While case study research has its specifics, the writing process is similar to any other academic discourse.
- Blank page is template with relevant instructions - start your writing process here:
- Writing manual is a good overview of writing techniques - pay attention to ethical rules whech need to be observed carefully!
- Model of the Case Study writing - New Zealand 2010: Mining in Schedule 4 Conflict
- And the new case study to be collaboratively developed in this course: Ghana 2011: Gold Mining Resurgence
Examples for your work
- 2008/2009 student themes
- Globalisation Risks and Opportunities handbook
- 2010/2011 student case studies
Throughout the e-learning courses, students´ outcomes - texts - are assessed with regard to following criteria:
- Scheuerman, William, "Globalization", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2010 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), [online] [cit 2010-11-12] available from http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/sum2010/entries/globalization/
- Held, D., McGrew, A., Goldblatt, D., Perraton, J. (1999) What is Globalization? [online] [cit 2010-11-12] available from http://www.polity.co.uk/global/whatisglobalization.asp. Basic outline of globalization principles and effects, although rather outdated
- Levin Institute, Globalization101.org page [online] [cit 2010-11-12] available from http://www.globalization101.org/What_is_Globalization.html (American perspective)
- Globalisation 2009/2010 Themes (2010, December 4). In VCSEwiki. Retrieved 10:54, December 5, 2010, from http://www.czp.cuni.cz/vcsewiki/index.php/Globalisation_2009/2010_Themes
- Lechner, F. et al. (2001) The Globalization website. [online] [cit 2010-11-12] available from [http://www.sociology.emory.edu/globalization/. Excellent resource for hyperlinks to issues, theories and especially news from various sources.
- EU Perspective: European Commission sustainable development policies and European Council´s documents
- Case study. (2010, November 15). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 10:40, November 25, 2010, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Case_study&oldid=396806238
- ETH Zurich, Natural and Social Science Interface (NSSI): Transdisciplinarity Laboratory (TdLab) [online] [cit 2010-11-12] available from http://www.uns.ethz.ch/translab/index
- Participation of Czech students was financed from the ESF program "Investments in Education Development", project MOSUR
- Participation of German students was financed from the project of "Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt"
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