ERIC Number: ED404328
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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Preparing Teachers To Teach Global Perspectives. A Handbook for Teacher Educators.
Merryfield, Merry M., Ed.; And Others
This book provides a conceptual framework that encourages exploration of global perspectives; it provides teacher educators with a guide for establishing goals, objectives, rationale, and a working definition for global education. The chapters are: (1) "A Framework for Teacher Education in Global Perspectives" (Merry M. Merryfield); (2) "Earth Systems Education: A Case Study of a Globally Oriented Science Education Program" (Victor J. Mayer); (3) "Teachers' Perspectives on School/University Collaboration in Global Education" (Timothy Dove, James Norris, and Dawn Shinew); (4) "Cross-Cultural Experiences in Teacher Education Courses: Reflections and Advice from American and African Teachers" (Cynthia Tyson, Patricia L. Benton, Barbara Christenson, Anku Gollah, and Ousmane Mamourne Traore); (5) "Assessing Teachers for Learner-Centered Global Education" (Giselle O. Martin-Kniep); (6)"Student Teaching Overseas" (Craig Kissock); (7) "Infusing Global Perspectives Throughout a Secondary Social Studies Program" (Angene H. Wilson); (8) "Professional Development in Global Education" (Jane A. Boston); (9) Building Faculty Commitment for Global Education" (Roland Case and Walter Werner); and (10) "The Dean's Role in Infusing Global Perspectives Throughout a College of Education" (Elaine Jarchow). The appendix contains: "Global Education Infoguide" (Sarah Pickert)--an extensive list of references, bibliographies, electronic resources, organizations, and funding resources. Chapters also contain references. (JLS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College School Cooperation, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Earth Science, Faculty Development, Global Education, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, International Studies, Multicultural Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Student Teaching, Teacher Education Curriculum
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperback: ISBN-0-8039-6519-2, $29.95; clothbound: ISBN-0-8039-6518-4, $69.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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