The purpose of this course is to explore practices, philosophies, and attitudes related to the field of global education. Students will familiarize themselves with characteristics of a globalized society in order to gain a deeper understanding of worldviews and global perspectives of education. Course knowledge is designed to inform teaching practices that positively influence the academic success of ALL students. By the end of this course, students should be able to demonstrate how an educator's knowledge of students' cultural backgrounds can positively support learning outcomes. Students will understand the attributes of a globalized society and be able to apply instructional practices that increase a global perspective in the classroom setting.