GlobalScope Publications


Below are samples of our latest issues of GlobalScope. Click on the image to see a sample version of the book.


Introduction to Globalization Project of Change Wealth of Nations Introduction to International Relations
Hot Topics and Hot Spots Introduction to International Relations Millennials - On the Path to Global Citizenship Global Perspectives


Year-Long Program


Year-Long Program


Globalization and International Relations is a social science course that introduces students to the forces, events, individuals and issues that define the increasing interaction and interdependence of the people and nations of our 21st century world. The curriculum's central presentations, interactive workshops, readings, computer- writing prompts, team and individual student projects are based on the disciplines of geography, political science, economics, anthropology, sociology, and international studies.


This course was created through a unique collaboration between UCI School of Social Sciences' faculty and graduate students ... read more

History of Global Connect @ UCI



In Fall 2001 the University of California Irvine's School of Social Sciences and the Office of Vice Chancellor Manuel Gomez created a new educational initiative called Global Connect @ UCI. The primary objective behind the initiative was to create a University – secondary school bridge to address the international studies gap in California secondary schools. In its original form, Global Connect was built upon a 25 - lesson per year outreach format. Faculty, graduate students and undergraduate interns worked with secondary educators in specific host calssrooms. Initial participating students were enrolled in either AVID or History-Social Science classrooms and were in 8-10 grade. Over a six-year period... read more

Latest News


Welcome Global Connect Class of 2015-2016!


Welcome to our newest host teachers, Mrs. Arroyo from El Toro, Mr. Chalmers from Newport Harbor, and Mrs. Groff from Middle College High School.


Check out highlights from Global Connect's 14th Annual Symposium - A Global Awakening.



The symposium is the year-end event for Global Connect. Students across all schools come together to participate in a day that celebrates their understanding of global events and development into global citizens.