ERIC Number: EJ879891
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
International Education in Higher Education: A Developing Process of Engagement in Teacher Preparation Programs
Ochoa, Alberto M.
Teaching Education, v21 n1 p103-112 Mar 2010
This article reviews the collective body of articles in this publication. It provides a brief discussion of the contextual need for global perspectives in teacher preparation programs for preparing teachers to acquire global perspectives. In the process, a number of questions are asked for making international teacher preparation possible. The article identifies important proposals that address exposing prospective teachers to international experiences and integrating international global education into the process of their preparation as teachers. The article also points to tensions that need resolution as the field of teacher preparation works to promote and integrate international global education in preparing globally minded educators and cosmopolitan educators.
Descriptors: International Education, Literature Reviews, Global Approach, Educational Change, Teacher Education Programs, Change Strategies, Intercultural Programs, Context Effect, Teaching Experience, Barriers, Performance Factors
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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