The State Of Global Education: Learning With The World And Its People by Brad MaguthThe State Of Global Education: Learning With The World And Its People by Brad Maguth

The State Of Global Education: Learning With The World And Its People

EditorBrad Maguth, Jeremy Hilburn

Hardcover | May 5, 2015

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A battle is being waged in classrooms and capitals around the world over the goals and objectives of the future of global education. While there is growing research in the area of global education, much remains to be uncovered, challenged, and learned through sound empirical research and conceptual explorations.'What type of global citizens will schools promote?'What types of policies, programs and instructional practices best promote effective global citizenship?'Will global education curricula advance an unwavering loyalty to neoliberal ideologies and interests over the strengthening of human rights and the environmental health of our planet?'This volume presents a series of research studies and innovative instructional practices centered on advancing global learning opportunities and literacies.

The authors in this volume initiate a much needed conversation on ways students in multiple contexts can and should learn with the world and its people. Part I addresses global education intheory,with a particular focus on development, intercultural competence, and global citizenship. Part II addresses educationalprograms and practicesthat foster global learning and action to help build a better future for all citizens of our planet ' including experiential education, university initiatives, and conceptual approaches to teaching and learning. This scholarship spans four continents in a multitude of educational contexts ' primary, secondary, and tertiary - each with a focus on a different dimension of the possibilities and pitfalls in teaching about and with the world and its people.

Brad Maguthis Assistant Professor in the Department of Curricular and Instructional Studies and Director, for the H.K. Barker Center for Economic Education at The University of Akron. Dr. Maguth served as Editor of New Directions in Social Education Research: The Influence of Technology and Globalization on the Lives of Students (Infor...
Title:The State Of Global Education: Learning With The World And Its PeopleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:204 pages, 9.1 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:May 5, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415721679

ISBN - 13:9780415721677

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionBrad M. Maguth and Jeremy Hilburn PART I. Global Education in Theory  2. A Pedagogy of Development Education. Lessons for a More Critical Global EducationDouglas Bourn 3. Global Aspects of Citizenship Education. Challenges and PerspectivesAnatoli Rapoport  4. Global Education in Theory. The Centrality of Intercultural CompetenceCaprice Lantz and Ian Davies PART II. Global Education Programs & PracticesSection 1. Experiential Education  5. On the Modern Silk Road: A Case Study of the Limits and Promise of International In-service Teacher Professional DevelopmentTimothy Patterson 6. Teacher Conceptualizations of Global Citizenship. Global Immersion Experiences and Implications for the Empathy/Threat DialecticDebora Hinderliter Ortloff and Olga N. Shonia  7. Globalization and Teacher Education. Teaching About Globalization through Community-Based InquiryGuichun ZongSection 2. University Initiatives  8. Globalization of Elementary Teacher Preparation in The United States. A National SnapshotCyndi Mottola Poole and William B. Russell III  9. Discussions within Online Learning Formats. Are Meaningful Encounters With Difference Possible?Sarah A. Mathews and Hilary LandorfSection 3. Conceptual Approaches to Teaching and Learning 10. Learning from 21stCentury International Schools. Global Education that is Action Oriented, Globally Connected, and InclusiveAdrienne Michetti, Rebekah Madrid and Kimberly Cofino 11. A Values-based Pedagogical Stance. Teaching Teachers for Global Education in AustraliaRuth Reynolds, Debbie Bradbery, Joanna Brown, Debra Donnelly, Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Suzanne Macqueen, and Anne Ross