ERIC Number: EJ869460
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 36
Globalization and Its Challenges for Teacher Education
Wang, Jian; Odell, Sandra J.
Teacher Education and Practice, v21 n4 p485-489 Fall 2008
There are serious implications of the global economy for teacher education. In this paper, the authors identify some of the influences of the global economy on education and teacher education, point out responses to these, and discuss some of the resultant challenges from the vantage point of the United States.
Descriptors: Global Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Consciousness Raising, Global Approach, Influences, National Standards, Accountability, Competition, Job Skills, Economic Factors, Problem Solving, Business, Teacher Competencies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States