Teacher Resources

Internationalizing the Curriculum

Internationalizing the curriculum is what this is all about. While useful for students, it is especially geared to the needs of faculty developing new courses with an international focus or updating course units. It is also great as a research tool. Take special note of the teaching and curriculum resources. There is no need to start from scratch.

Please be aware that this portion of the International Programs & Services website is an addition not only for teachers in search of various resources, but a good source for those researching the K-12 Program. Therefore, please check out the K-12 Program on this site, too.


Curriculum Resources

Economic Development Institute
Teaching aides and resources on economic development by the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank.

Center for Teaching International Relations
The Center's main objective is to enhance the understanding and teaching of international and intercultural relations in schools, businesses, and the community at large.

Development

Praxis: Resources for Social and Economic Development
Praxis provides access to a vast array of archival resources on international and comparative social development.

United Nations Development Program: Development Watch
This site contains extensive UN database designed to monitor progress on sustainable development. It also provides helpful country data and reports and well as sustainable development indicators.

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) promotes the economic and political empowerment of women in developing countries. It works to ensure the participation of women in all levels of development planning and practice.

World View: An International Program for Educators
World View sponsored by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill offers workshops, international study tours, and leadership conferences for public school principals and college administrators.

Global Relations

International Affairs Network
A passage to the broad range international affairs resources.

World Views
Well-organized resource collection on peace and justice in world affairs.

African Studies
Links and resources on Africa.

Asian Studies
Links and resources on Asia.

Eastern Europe/Russia Links: Virtual Library on International Development
Links and resources on development-related issues on Eastern Europe.

South American Studies
Links and resources on Latin America and the Caribbean Basin.

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Provides a concise listing of the major information sources, divided into subject categories and by country/region, about the Middle East.

Environmental

United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP)
The UNEP Page provides archival and current information on environmental agreements, protocols, and conventions.

Natural Resources Research Information Pages
This Website is an internet resource guide for natural resources practitioners, researchers, and students. It provides organizational listings, research/literature database, and conference and research news.

Enviro-Link Library
This site contains one of the most comprehensive resources of environmental information available on the internet.

Other Useful Sites

Latin American Network Information Center at the University of Texas - Austin
Wide ranging information on Latin America, with links to multiple sites.

UNC Institute of Latin American Studies and Duke-UNC Program in Latin American Studies
These centers offer numerous programs, activities, and speakers. They have a variety of outreach programs and resources, including "The Changing Face of Mexico: A multimedia resource packet" for middle and high schools in North Carolina.

Enlaces bilingues para ninos y maestros
This portal links to Spanish language Web sites for children

 

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