Spotlight on global citizenship

Professor of Higher Education, Glynis Cousin, will present the talk on Wednesday, 2 June 2010 at 6pm.

The lecture, titled Global Citizenship and a Cosmopolitan Outlook, will take place in lecture theatre MC001 at the City Campus.

Professor Cousin said: “The lecture will explore how the University can generate an expansive view of global citizenship for its students. I will draw on recent literature in this area and on relevant research projects with which I have been involved.”

Glynis Cousin is the Director of the Institute for the Enhancement of Learning at the University of Wolverhampton. Her experiences in education studies range from school, college, community and adult education through to higher education teacher development.

The 13th public lecture series is open to all and aims to showcase University research on a wide range of subjects. Refreshments will be served in the Hospitality Suite following the lecture.

For more information, visit www.wlv.ac.uk/publiclectures, email grads@wlv.ac.uk, or call 01902 323317.

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Before joining the University of Wolverhampton, Glynis Cousin was a Senior Adviser at the Higher Education Academy and has worked in educational development at both Coventry and Warwick Universities. Her most recent publications are in the fields of threshold concept inquiry and global citizenship linked to cosmopolitan visions. She has just published ‘Researching Learning in Higher Education’ with Routledge.

For more information please contact Vickie Warren in the Media Relations Office on 01902 322736

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