Global Institute for Secondary Educators

on behalf of the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

The Center for Global Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) is pleased to host a Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators on behalf of the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This intensive six-week Institute, "The American Dream: The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of a Cultural Heritage," provides 30 secondary educators from around the globe with an interdisciplinary examination of what many call America's most "enduring myth" - the American Dream. 

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Global Studies Library

Cross-disciplinary Expertise to Support Research on Global Issues
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The Global Studies Library provides access to cross-disciplinary resources such as databases, books, journals, and documents, and a dedicated Global Studies Librarian to assist with global studies research and course support.

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Global Studies Summer Workshop

An annual program for high school students

This week-long, intensive Global Studies Summer Workshop offers a college-level, interdisciplinary global studies course for motivated high school students. The topic changes each year; students attend lectures and work in groups on a capstone project. Students earn one transferable credit upon successful completion. The 2014 course "Sustainability in a Global Context" is open for registration.

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