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Lux, Donald G., Ed. – Theory Into Practice, 1992
Recognizing the potential pitfalls resulting from a lack of human foresight lies at the heart of the science-technology-society (STS) movement. This issue of "Theory Into Practice" is the second part of a two-part series that examines the educational opportunities arising as educators attempt to develop student understanding of STS. In the first…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Lux, Donald G., Ed. – Theory Into Practice, 1991
The science-technology-society (STS) movement is emerging at the collegiate level. In elementary and secondary school science, social studies, and industrial arts classes, there is a growing awareness of the need for students to learn about technology and the methods by which it can be directed, made more appropriate, and controlled. This issue of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Begler, Elsie – Theory into Practice, 1993
Classroom instructional processes are as critical to successful development of a global perspective as mastery of the substantive content. Teacher education programs must focus on the process-content relationship. A clear conceptualization of global education is central to developing comprehensive, effective teacher education programs in the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Context Effect, Course Content, Elementary Secondary Education
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Merryfield, Merry M. – Theory into Practice, 1993
Reflection is critical in preparing educators to teach with a global perspective. The article builds a rationale for reflection in globally oriented teacher education programs, shares strategies developed for an introductory seminar on global education, and discusses implications of reflection on global education and its infusion into teacher…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Graduate Study
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Wooster, Judith S. – Theory into Practice, 1993
State and local mandates are important considerations for preservice and inservice teacher education, offering teacher educators a way to provide teachers with global perspectives. The article describes characteristics of mandates in global education and notes that performance-based assessment is effective in preparing teachers to implement global…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Global Approach