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Overview

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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A text for prospective teachers studying in teacher preparation programs and for practicing teachers who want to broaden their backgrounds on global issues. The authors offer a framework for studying world affairs, provide examples of a global education curriculum and related activities for students, point out ways in which objectives for global studies connect with existing curriculums, and offer a selection of global issues in some depth--human rights, the bioenvironment, population change, and global security. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205263660
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 10/27/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 227
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Global and Multicultural Education: Partners in Pluralistic Teaching 1
2 An Inquiry Framework for Studying Global Issues 37
3 Curriculum in Global Education 63
4 Global Issues: Human Rights, Population, and Refugees 85
5 Global Issues: Environment, Energy, Health, and Nutrition 117
6 Global Issues: Global Economics and Global Security 151
7 Assessing Global Awareness 179
8 A New Era for Global Education 207
Index 223
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