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ERIC Number: EJ611934
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-4805
Globalization and Education: Exploring Pedagogical and Curricular Issues and Implications. Introductory Essay.
Smits, Hans
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v46 n1 p1-6 Spr 2000
A continuation of colonialism, globalization's narrow focus on economics and free-market thinking reinforces modernist rationality and individualism and discounts how deeply all life is interconnected. Its effects on education are reflected in high stakes testing, emphasis on information technologies, and a discounting of non-Western cultures. Globalization in education is an ethical issue that is both local and global. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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