ERIC Number: ED218204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Developing Global Education Teaching Skills.
Ogilvie, A. Barretto
This publication provides a framework for the development of global education teaching skills, K-12. There are seven major sections. Section I very briefly describes the contents of the publication. Section II examines the need for global education. Discussed are forces creating the global age, global issues, major trends in the international field, the neglected aspect of foreign affairs, lack of teacher education competencies, the need for internationalism in American education, and how American education must change. Section III, "What is Global Education?" presents various definitions and descriptions of global education. Section IV outlines attitudes, knowledge, and skills that can be taught through global education. The goals of education are the topic of Section V. How to establish a global education framework is discussed in section VI. Included is a discussion of dimensions of global leadership, organizing themes for social studies, a proposal for a nationally and internationally oriented curriculum, and global education goals. The concluding chapter discusses how to teach culture in the classroom. Included among the topics examined are cross-cultural approaches and skills, goals of cross-cultural education, and strategies and techniques for teaching about culture. (RM)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Definitions, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Skill Development, Social Attitudes, Social Studies
Office for Equity Education, Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, 7510 Armstrong St., S.W., Tumwater, WA 98504 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Office for Equity Education.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to print on colored paper. Some pages may not reproduce clearly in microfiche.