Society, science and technology

8. Global problems

References, links

Topics for discussion

  1. Analyse some of the global problems, its historical development and trends. Evaluate potential solutions and consequences of postponing a solution.
  2. Give example of a model of specific system, focus on its advantages and disadvantages. Evaluate potential drawbacks and risks of the use of your model.
  3. What do you think are the roles of education? How they are dealt with in current educational systems? Compare situation in various countries. Which changes would you propose?
  4. Analyse roles of lifelong learning. List advantages and disadvantages of distance education and the role of ICT (e-learning, blended learning, ...). 
  5. What is the role of energy in creation and solution of global problems? What is your opinion on suitability of various resources? Compare costs, environmental impacts, risks, etc.

Created by: Jiri Vacek

Last change: Sep 1, 2010