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Pace, Judith L. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2019
Based on a cross-national study conducted in Northern Ireland, England, and the United States, this article expands current literature by examining 4 teacher educators' efforts to prepare preservice teachers to teach controversial issues. Teaching controversial issues, strongly advocated for decades, is both urgent and risky, especially in divided…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Cultural Differences, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education
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King, Kenneth – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2019
There has been a long tradition of demonstrating formal education's direct relationship with many dimensions of development, including increased productivity, health, reduced mortality, population control etc. There has also been a literature looking particularly at the 'democratic dividend' from education, both through the lens of global…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Sustainable Development, Objectives, Public Policy
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Thompson, Ashleigh B. – New Educator, 2019
This essay shares impressions from French and German higher education through a comparative US lens, with a special focus on internationalization and mobility. The author integrates the theoretical lens of Gert Biesta's Pedagogy of Interruption to posit that international experiences facilitate encounters with otherness that spark new ways of…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Higher Education, Comparative Education, International Education