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Hazen, Timothy A. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2019
This review examines the Model United Nations (MUN) program at the collegiate level and provides useful information for advisors that are leading MUN for the first time.
Descriptors: Political Science, Simulation, International Organizations, Role Playing
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Scorza, Jason A. – Childhood Education, 2019
Internationalization activities of academic institutions are forms of Education Diplomacy, advancing the intrinsic role of education for peace and security, development, and human rights. When universities recognize their role as key stakeholders in solving global challenges, strong partnerships with international organizations such as the United…
Descriptors: International Education, Civil Rights, Universities, College Role
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Jesuit, David K.; Endless, Brian – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
Despite the popularity of Model United Nations, no effort has been made to directly assess student learning since 1984. Accordingly, we developed and administered a pre- and post-conference survey to participants in the 2007 American Model United Nations (AMUN). We assessed whether participating in the simulation affected students' general…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Simulation, Student Attitudes, Foreign Policy
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Maguth, Brad M.; Yang, Huiyong – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
Existing research in global and social studies education has focused on methods, tools, and instruments to impart dispositions and skills for global learning, with little research pertaining to key global content knowledge. In this manuscript, the authors consider the use of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a prospective global…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Sustainable Development, Objectives, Social Studies
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Lee, Hugo Yu-Hsiu – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
In this study, the researcher strives to build on earlier work in which the roles of motivation and identity in language learning in adult higher education were examined. In the present connection, the focus falls on the roles played by a seldom researched group consisting of staff members in an intergovernmental organization. This group is…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Self Concept, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Mawajdeh, Baker S.; Talhouni, Mansour H.; Rashaydeh, Mohammad S.; Hussein, Izdihar J. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Terrorism is an unfamiliar phenomenon to the Islamic religion and it is in opposition to its doctrine. It leads to the loss of innocent lives, destruction of properties, spreading rumors, terrorizing the innocents and destabilization. All this makes fighting and preventing the phenomenon of terrorism the duty of all human beings. This study aimed…
Descriptors: Terrorism, Peace, Islam, Religious Factors
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Sharma, Arvind – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
This essay explores inclusive education and explains the role of United Nations for imparting it to different nations. Undoubtedly, the UN and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) strive for all children to have equitable access to education as a basic human right. The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) combined with the Convention…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Children, Disabilities, International Organizations
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Murray, Joseph J.; Snoddon, Kristin; De Meulder, Maartje; Underwood, Kathryn – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2020
This paper discusses the meaning of inclusive education for deaf learners in a way that acknowledges the diversity of learner identities, and outlines problems with normative definitions of inclusive education as advanced by recent interpretations of Article 24 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Students with Disabilities
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Petillion, Riley J.; Freeman, Tamara K.; McNeill, W. Stephen – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
As part of a revision to the content and delivery of first-year chemistry instruction at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus, we have employed the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) as a thematic framework. This framework was introduced to promote the achievement of affective learning outcomes, including a…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Chemistry, Science Curriculum, Sustainable Development
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Hastürkoglu, Gökçen – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
The necessity of incorporating both theory and practice in translation an interpretation pedagogy has always been emphasized by trainers at translation and interpretation departments. Situated learning activities, as most scholars agree, are environments where students can achieve deep learning by putting theory into practice. The view presented…
Descriptors: Translation, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Simulation
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Muftau, Rufai – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The relevance of the United Nations in maintaining peace and harmonious relationship amongst its members is not in doubt, this being the primary functions as contained in its Charter of 1945. Since that time till date, it has recorded some tremendous achievements in this direction, though not without some challenges. These challenges among others…
Descriptors: International Organizations, International Relations, War, Peace
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Engel, Susan; Pallas, Josh; Lambert, Sarah – Journal of Political Science Education, 2017
This article demonstrates that the purposeful subject design, incorporating a Model United Nations (MUN), facilitated deep learning and professional skills attainment in the field of International Relations. Deep learning was promoted in subject design by linking learning objectives to Anderson and Krathwohl's (2001) four levels of knowledge or…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Models, International Relations, Skill Development
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Pettit, Stacie K.; Albert, Craig D.; Walker, Juan; Rychly, Laura – Middle Grades Review, 2017
In this essay, the authors describe the benefits and theoretical connections of the Junior Model United Nations (JMUN) program in middle school classrooms. The lens used to view the JMUN program is informed by literature on the needs of young adolescents, inquiry learning, and global citizenship. Findings based on this literature illuminate…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Youth Programs, Inquiry
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Gao, Cun – English Language Teaching, 2016
Cultivating EFL learners' critical thinking ability is an urgent task for English teachers. To integrate the training of language skills and cultivation of critical thinking ability into one language course, the author designed an activity called simplified Modal United Nations conference, which is based on the revised Bloom's Taxonomy that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, English (Second Language)
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Levy, Brett L. M. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2018
Prior research indicates that individuals are more likely to take political action (e.g., vote, contact representatives, protest) when they have higher levels of "political efficacy," the belief that one's actions can influence political processes. In this mixed methods longitudinal study, I draw on Wenger's and Bandura's theories of…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, International Organizations, Clubs, Student Attitudes
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