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Globalism Competency

 Globalism, Diversity, Multiculturalism, Pluralism,

Global Competency: The knowledge and skills to comprehend and explain globalization, to integrate information across disciplinary domains and to prepare students to understand global affairs and events in a multicultural and diverse environment.

a. Demonstrates an awareness of global issues and their impact on one's discipline, industry, or profession.

b. Demonstrates an understanding of the international connections within our local and regional community.

c. Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in international settings, with colleagues regardless of location, or background.

d. Values working within the NYC creative district and uses its potential to enrich student learning experiences.

e. Understands how the arts and the disciplines of design can benefit humanity, society, and the environment.

f. Possesses an authentic understanding of worldwide needs and how FIT disciplines can address these needs, as well as using global knowledge to provide service to our local community.

g. Shows appreciation for cultural diversity and has a positive approach to cultural differences.

h. Demonstrates the ability to work within, support, and maintain productive relationships in multicultural environments and models inclusive behaviors for students.

i. Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to all racial, ethnic, religious and social groups, and incorporates this understanding into teaching and learning experiences.

j. Has the ability to communicate across cultural and linguistic boundaries.

k. Speaks, understands, and thinks in other languages.

l. Demonstrates the ability to recognize and balance differing worldviews based upon a deep knowledge and awareness of other people, countries, cultures and beliefs.

m. Incorporates the values of sustainability and ecology into the learning process.

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