ERIC Number: ED166126
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Schooling for a Global Age.
Becker, James M., Ed.
The book explores objectives, needs, and practices in the area of global education in elementary and secondary schools. Major purposes of the volume are to present a comprehensive, up-to-date examination of existing programs, characterize components of an ideal global education program, and provide advice to educators as they develop and implement global education programs. Major topics discussed in the nine chapters include a scenario of a visit to an imaginary world-centered school, evaluation of the impact of world events on everyday life, world-centered educational alternatives, obstacles in the path of global education perspectives, imperatives for global education programs, affective and cognitive objectives of global education for elementary schools, models of world-centered schools, international student exchange programs, and an agenda for global education action. The document concludes with an annotated bibliography arranged in six parts: (1) imperatives and issues, (2) instructional materials, (3) sources for additional materials, (4) pertinent periodicals, (5) projects, programs, and agencies, and (6) research studies. (DB)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Objectives, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, International Studies, Multicultural Education, Nonformal Education, Program Descriptions, Social Studies, Student Exchange Programs, World Affairs, World Problems
McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10020 ($12.50, hard cover)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Dayton, OH.