ERIC Number: ED187629
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Curricular Dimensions of Global Education.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
The document discusses the curricular implications of global studies for teachers of all subjects and grade levels, emphasizing that the global approach can facilitate the integration of knowledge. The purpose is to help educators become aware of the implications that global studies have for their special interests. It is presented in 12 chapters. Chapter I describes a model of an interdisciplinary global studies course. Chapter II presents an overview of global education in the United States. Chapter III offers ways to integrate science and other curriculum areas to present a realistic world picture. Chapter IV discusses the implications for early childhood education with special reference to the Year of the Child. Chapter V delineates four goals which multicultural education and global studies have in common. Chapter VI clarifies the problem of applying arts to global studies. Chapter VII recommends action in the area of foreign languages. Chapter VIII uses a case-history approach to the curricular implications of global education in regard to school administration, structure, and climate. Chapters IX and X present key concepts from the fields of health and nutrition and social studies that provide the critical issues for global studies. The concluding chapters suggest a variety of teaching strategies in the areas of mathematics and environmental concerns. (CK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Health, Health Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Instruction, Multicultural Education, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, School Administration, Science Education, Second Language Instruction, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.