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Ely, Frank O.; Mitchell, Fallon R.; Hirsch, Katherine E.; Diana, Michael; Munroe-Chandler, Krista J.; van Wyk, Paula M.; McGowan, Cheri L. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
The purpose of the current study was to explore graduate students' mental health and educational experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Graduate students (N = 28) in Canada completed an online survey consisting of both closed- and open-ended questions related to their mental health, degree progress, and access to campus workspace. Data were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Foley, William J., Jr. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2021
Human Rights Education exists as an implementing entity of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Scholars such as Andre Keet and others have criticized the dissemination of universal rights through education because it covets Western ideology over local ethical and epistemological constructs. Using Tibbitts' revised typologies of Human Rights…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Educational Change, Critical Theory, Teaching Methods
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Tarc, Paul – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
For better and worse, the COVID-19 crisis will necessarily advance a number of instrumental responses for online education under the global shutdown of face-to-face classrooms. COVID-19 has accelerated but did not begin the move to online education. This essay asks its readers to consider the online environment and the shutdown of face-to-face…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Change, Electronic Learning
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Ngo, Mai – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2013
This paper discusses the role of institutions in the ethical engagement of Canadian youth volunteers abroad. In recent years, researchers and practitioners in the international field have questioned the ethics of volunteering as part of development, with scrutiny on who actually benefits from volunteering initiatives. Since the 1960s, over 65,000…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Volunteers, Ethics, Youth Programs
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Swing, Elizabeth Sherman – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
This article provides a brief history of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). The CIES, initially the Comparative Education Society (CES), evolved from annual conferences at New York University begun in 1954 by William W. Brickman. CES was founded at the close of a subsequent conference (April 27, 1956), with Brickman as…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education