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Gilliom, M. Eugene – Theory into Practice, 1981
Global education is education designed to cultivate a world view and to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to live effectively in a culturally diverse world characterized by increasing economic and social interdependency. Social studies teachers should assume a key role in introducing a global perspective to the curriculum. (JN)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Global Approach
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Campbell, Roald F. – Theory Into Practice, 1976
Cultural pluralism is an issue that must be dealt with by the whole society but that places two specific demands upon the schools themselves: the development of a curriculum that teaches about the nature of cultural pluralism and the development of a governance system reflecting that pluralism. (MB)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy
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Shujaa, Mwalimu J. – Theory into Practice, 1995
Discusses certain complexities of personal transformation among people implementing African and African American curriculum content reform in the Buffalo (New York) public schools, highlighting individual teachers' understanding of and responses to the reform and noting that attitudes about their own and other people's ethnicity proved important…
Descriptors: Black Students, Case Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences
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Tucker, Jan L. – Theory into Practice, 1982
Development and implementation of a teacher education program that promotes a global perspective is necessary. The Global Awareness Program at Florida International University trains teachers and other educators, helps schools and colleges develop programs for pupils and teachers, and stimulates public awareness. Course offerings and other facets…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Global Approach, Inservice Teacher Education