Running Head: IMPORTANCE OF GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
Importance of Global Citizenship
Course name and number
IMPORTANCE OF GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
1. After viewing the video, describe how being a global citizen in the world of advanced
technology can be beneficial to your success in meeting your personal, academic, and
Focusing and putting extra effort to achieve specific goals in the future, which is always
uncertain, requires confidence and hope. In addition to confidence and hope, it is important to
remember that, these achievements are not just personal but also communal as well as global,
just as Antjie Krog explains how individualism is a source of global destruction. Moreover,
being a global citizen with access to advanced technology is a channel to accept changes and use
these changes positively to make the world a better place. In achieving career goals, it is of great
importance to embrace changes in terms of technology and human diversity and orientations.
Jonathan Sacks puts forth a very critical point that human beings will get used to anything
including war, poverty, hunger etc. except changes. Therefore, as a global citizen who aims to
achieve personal and professional goals, I must welcome changes along the way, live with hope
of a better future and impart suitable knowledge to communities I interact with, locally and
globally, to encourage global sustainable developments and achievements.
2. After reading the article by Reysen and Katzarska-Miller (2013)1 explains why there has
been disagreement between theorists about the definition of global citizenship and develop
your own definition of global citizenship.
Differences in defining global citizenship are evident in the paper and Reysen et al (2013)1
attribute these differences too wide variety of factors that define citizenship generally to as well
as the different perspectives of theorists. For instance, being a citizen of a certain country means
swearing allegiance and pledging loyalty to that pa...
15 Million Students Helped!
Sign up to view the full answer