Post Your   Introduction/General Education Outcomes [WLOs: 1, 2, 3] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3]

Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read The Value of General Education (Links to an external site.) blog post, What Is the Purpose of Taking General Classes for a College Degree? (Links to an external site.)General Education Requirements: What’s the Point? (Links to an external site.), and Integrated General Education: A Brief Look Back articles, review the What Is CRAAP? (Links to an external site.) handout, and view the Integrating Research (Links to an external site.) tutorial and Picking Your Topic Is Research! (Links to an external site.) video.

Before writing your introduction, review the five learning outcomes for this course:

· Apply ethical theory and moral reasoning to academic knowledge and societal concerns.

· Utilize principles of critical thinking in problem-solving.

· Communicate through investigative research and writing.

· Utilize information technology skills appropriate to interdisciplinary studies.

· Articulate the responsibility of global citizenship and multicultural understanding with regard to academic and professional pursuits.

After reviewing the five learning outcomes, post an introduction in which you

· Identify three out of five skills or competencies you have acquired through participation in general education courses that will help you meet your academic and career goals.

· Describe your three chosen skills and explain which activities, assignments, or courses helped you acquire them.


Good Morning Everyone,

I live in Wilson, N.C.. I am the proud mother of 2 sons and 1 grandson. I moved from Shreveport, La. in 2018. I have been in the medical field since 1984. I have been an Activity Director since 1993. I enjoy meeting new people, traveling, singing the gospel, and spending time with family. My major is Health and Human Services, I’m working on my Bachelor’s Degree. I will graduate May 2020, can’t wait until that special day. I hope to learn more about how to become the best person for the job i’m looking for. My goals are to help as many people as I can that is going through hard times. being a CNA and Activity Director I work very close to the Social Worker.

Required Resources


Arditi, B. (2004). From globalism to globalization: The politics of resistance 1New Political Science26(1), 5-22. doi:10.1080/0739314042000185102

Austin, M. W. (2011, April 13). The value of general education (Links to an external site.) [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Dowd, M. (n.d.). What is the purpose of taking general classes for a college degree? (Links to an external site.) Retrieved from

Papastephanou, M. (2005). Globalisation, globalism and cosmopolitanism as an educational idealEducational Philosophy and Theory37(4), 533-551. doi:10.1111/j.1469-5812.2005.00139.x

Reysen, S., & Katzarska-Miller, I. (2013). A model of global citizenship: Antecedents and outcomesPreview the documentInternational Journal of Psychology48(5), 858-870. doi:10.1080/00207594.2012.701749

Seraphin, C. (n.d.). General education requirements: What’s the point? (Links to an external site.) Retrieved from

Voelz, J. (2017). Transnationalism and anti-globalismCollege Literature, 44(4), 521-526. doi:10.1353/lit.2017.0032

Wehlburg, C. M. (2010). Integrated general education: A brief look backNew Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2010(121), 3-11. doi:10.1002/tl.383


Ashford University Library. (2017, November). What is CRAAP? (Links to an external site.) [PDF file]. Retrieved from

Ashford University Writing Center. (2018). Integrating research (Links to an external site.) [Tutorial file]. Retrieved from (Links to an external site.)

North Carolina State University, Libraries. (2013, August). Picking your topic is research! (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from

Romin, J., Arnstad, H., Lennartsson, J., & Lilja, V. (Directors & Producers). (2009). What is globalization? (Links to an external site.) [Video segment]. In J. Romin (Executive Producer), Open borders: Globalization-a real-world view. Retrieved from

Stucke, K. (Writer). (2009). Globalization at a crossroads (Links to an external site.). [Series episode]. In M. Stucke & Claudin, C. (Executive Producers), Global issues. Retrieved from

Stucke, M. (Executive Producer), Purdue, K. (Writer). (2001). What is globalization? (Links to an external site.) [Video segment]. In The global trade debate [Streaming video]. Retrieved from Films On Demand database.

Web Page

Ashford University. (n.d.). Narrowing a topic and developing a research question (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from

Recommended Resources


How to critically analyze information sources (Links to an external site.). (n.d.). Retrieved from

White, J. (2009). Why general education? Peters, Hirst and historyJournal of Philosophy of Education, 43(S1), 123-141. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9752.2009.00718.x

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