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Global Studies (GLBL)
175 Prince Lucien Campbell, 541-346-5051
College of Arts & Sciences
P - This course has special meeting dates. Academic Deadlines stated below do NOT apply. Please contact the academic department for more information.
Course Data
  GLBL 435   Glbl Prsp Disability 2.00 cr.
This class uses a human rights paradigm to examine issues facing people with disabilities throughout the world. Readings and discussions will emphasize cross-disability and cross-cultural approaches to gender and disability, international development and disability, inclusive educational models, and cross-cultural aspects of disability.
Grading Options: Optional; see degree guide or catalog for degree requirements
Instructor: Sygall SE-mail Office:   340 Hedco Education Bldg
Phone:   (541) 346-2146
Only Open to: Junior, Senior
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes
  36979 9 25 1215-1345 mw 3/29-5/07 00 REMOTE Sygall S P
Academic Deadlines
Deadline     Last day to:
March 28:   Process a complete drop (100% refund, no W recorded)
April 3:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
April 3:   Process a complete drop (90% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
April 4:   Process a complete withdrawal (90% refund, W recorded)
April 4:   Withdraw from this course (100% refund, W recorded)
April 5:   Add this course
April 5:   Last day to change to or from audit
April 11:   Process a complete withdrawal (75% refund, W recorded)
April 11:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
April 18:   Process a complete withdrawal (50% refund, W recorded)
April 18:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
April 25:   Process a complete withdrawal (25% refund, W recorded)
April 25:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
May 16:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
May 16:   Change grading option for this course
Caution You can't drop your last class using the "Add/Drop" menu in DuckWeb. Go to the “Completely Withdraw from Term/University” link to begin the complete withdrawal process. If you need assistance with a complete drop or a complete withdrawal, please contact the Office of Academic Advising, 101 Oregon Hall, 541-346-3211 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday). If you are attempting to completely withdraw after business hours, and have difficulty, please contact the Office of Academic Advising the next business day.

Expanded Course Description

Through class readings and discussions, students will use a human rights paradigm to examine issues facing people with disabilities throughout the world. Topics covered will include gender, disability and development; inclusive development and humanitarian assistance; universal design; legal approaches to disability rights and implementing disability rights laws and policies globally; and, leadership in global disability rights movements. Students will have the opportunity to apply theory in a case study focused on a country of their choice, thus complementing their knowledge of global approaches with an understanding of how they are applied in local conditions and contexts. This course is relevant for students across a wide range of disciplines, including global studies, special education, women's and gender studies, law, ethnic studies, sociology, psychology, human rights, social movements and architecture and design.

This course is relevant for students across a wide range of disciplines, including international studies, special education, women’s studies, law, ethnic studies, sociology, psychology, human rights, social movements and disability issues. No matter what career path lies ahead of you, this course will expand your world!

No previous knowledge of disability rights is required.

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