Preparing Teachers to Teach Global Perspectives

Designed for teacher trainers, this book will help in shaping and assessing teacher preparation programmes from a global perspective.

Preparing Teachers to Teach Global Perspectives

In today's global village, the ability to relate to people from other cultures is becoming increasingly important for all those involved in education. Designed for teacher trainers, this book will help in shaping and assessing teacher preparation programmes from a global perspective. The book offers: a clear conceptual framework for the exploration of global perspectives; an insightful guide for establishing goals, objectives and rationale; a working definition of global education; and a rich collection of case studies that can be translated into a variety of settings.

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Preparing Teachers to Teach Global Perspectives
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Merry M. Merryfield, Elaine Jarchow, Sarah Pickert
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-12-19 - Publisher: Corwin

In today's global village, the ability to relate to people from other cultures is becoming increasingly important for all those involved in education. Designed for teacher trainers, this book will help in shaping and assessing teacher preparation programmes from a global perspective. The book offers: a clear conceptual framework for
Critical Global Perspectives
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Binaya Subedi
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-01 - Publisher: IAP

The primary purpose of this book is to invite educators to (re)think what it means to critically conceptualize knowledge about the world. In other words, imagining curriculum in a critical way means decolonizing mainstream knowledge about global societies. Such an approach re-evaluates how we have come to know the world
Internationalization of Teacher Education
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Reyes L. Quezada
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-16 - Publisher: Routledge

This book proposes to excite readers to engage in conversations on how Schools and Colleges of Education can internationalize teacher education programs so that graduates have global teaching experiences, that teacher education curricula include global perspectives, and that there are opportunities to have faculty think and teach from a global
Teaching and Studying Social Issues
Language: en
Pages: 397
Authors: Samuel Totten, Jon Pedersen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: IAP

Teaching and Studying Social Issues: Major Programs and Approaches focuses on many of the major innovations developed over the past 100 years by noted educators to assist students in the study and analysis of key social issues that impact their lives and society. This book complements earlier books that address
Handbook of Research in Social Studies Education
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Linda S. Levstik, Cynthia A. Tyson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge

This Handbook outlines the current state of research in social studies education – a complex, dynamic, challenging field with competing perspectives about appropriate goals, and on-going conflict over the content of the curriculum. Equally important, it encourages new research in order to advance the field and foster civic competence; long