Global Perspectives for Educators / Edition 1by Carlos F. Diaz, Byron G. Massialas, John A. Xanthopoulos
Pub. Date: 10/27/1998
This book offers a logical conceptual framework and categorization system to analyze global issues, such as the environment, population, and nutrition. Designed for use by both in-service and pre-service teachers, the book marks a beginning in the development and further refinement of the field of global education. Options in curriculum development and activities designed for K-12 students provide practical information to implement global education. The strategies in this book will enable the reader to further develop critical thinking skills through a global consciousness. Includes chapters with a global perspective on pluralistic teaching (1), curriculum development (3), human rights issues (4), environment, energy, health, and nutrition issues (5), and economics and security (6). For educators who wish to bring a global emphasis to general classroom skills.
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Table of ContentsEach chapter begins with “Major Points” and concludes with “Summary,” “Reflective Questions,” and “References.”
Global and Multicultural Education: Partners in Pluralistic Teaching.
Defining Multicultural and Global Education.
Traditional Influences on Multicultural and Global Education.
The Cultural Identification of the Teacher.
Attitudes toward Global Education.
Mainstream and Transformative Knowledge in Multicultural Education.
Mainstream and Transformative Knowledge in Global Education.
Institutionalization of Multicultural and Global Education.
Influences on Global Education.
Reducing Provincialism and Developing Cosmopolitan Perspectives.
An Inquiry Framework for Studying Global Issues.
Instructional Objectives for Global Education.
Implementing the Objectives.
Curriculum in Global Education.
Organizing a Global Education Curriculum.
Selecting Content for the Global Education Curriculum.
Pedagogy for Global Education.
The Hidden Curriculum.
Controversial Issues and Global Education.
Classroom Climate and Attitudes toward Global Education.
Global Issues: Human Rights, Population, and Refugees.
Global Issues: Environment, Energy, Health, and Nutrition.
Energy Sources and the Environment.
How Has the World Addressed Environmental Issues?
Health and Nutrition.
Global Issues: Global Economics and Global Security.
The Basic Components of Economics.
Assessing Global Awareness.
The Cognitive Domain.
The Affective Domain.
The Participatory Domain.
A New Era for Global Education.
What Is Global Education?
What Type of Pedagogy Is Appropriate for Global Education?
What Type of Curriculum Is Needed?
What Types of Instructional Strategies are Consistent with Global Education?
What Are the Key Concepts and Issues for Global Education?
What Assessment Procedures Reflect the Goals of Global Education?
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