UF Faculty Department College
Ravi Ghadge Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Partner Faculty Department Partner Institution
, Suhaile Azavedo
Veena Kenchi
Department of English
Department of Politics
St. Mira’s College for Girls
Comparative Perspectives on Gender Inequality in India and the US
Project Description:

This is a four-week asynchronous Global Learning Experience (GLE) between undergraduate students at St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune (India) and the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL (US). The GLE is focused on cross-cultural understanding of gender inequality as a global social problem across these two cultures. The GLE is divided into two sections: Virtual Exchange and Individual Reflection. Through this international student engagement, students will experience the complexity of multiple perspectives, questioning of their own assumptions, and intercultural awareness as part of building toward being a civic and globally engaged learner. Students will do this through activities designed to explore the cross-cultural dimensions of social problems.

Learning Outcomes:

● Explore new cultures and global perspectives and examine the similarities and differences across cultures, especially in understanding social problems.

● Reflect on the global learning and digital literacy gained within this module.

● Develop an empathetic imagination to make sense of reality in a more comprehensive manner.

● Communicate with international peers across disciplines to contribute to course assignments.

● Collaborate on research and develop collaborative solutions and recommendations for policymakers in both countries.

Participating Countries:
Number of Participants:
71 UF Students; 43 St. Mira's Students
UF Course Code & Name:
IDS2935 - How to Address Global Social Problems?
Project Duration:
4 weeks
Activity Type(s):
Student-to-Student Dialogue
Student-to-Student Project
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