"Global Migration and Refugees" Syllabus
|Syllabus for "Global Migration and Refugees," a Fall 2021 undergraduate Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) course taught by Vanessa Ruget (Politics, Policy, and International Relations) at Salem State University. The SSU course collaborated with a course taught at International Alatoo University in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. There were 16 students in the SSU course and around 25 students in the partner course. Digital tools used in collaborative work included Zoom and WhatsApp.
|"Global Migration and Refugees" Syllabus
|Global migration is arguably the most pressing political issue of our time. This course explores the drivers, dimensions, and consequences of global mobility with a focus on current migrant and refugee crises. Why do people move across borders? Where are global migration flows occurring today and how is global climate change accelerating them? What is the difference between migrants and refugees? How is migration affecting politics in both sending and receiving countries? The course also discusses the political, ethical, and moral challenges of migration governance.