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Global and comparative education ppt


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Global and comparative education ppt

  1. 1. Global and Comparative Education Ryan Guffey, PhD Lindenwood University
  2. 2. Presentation Summary What is Global Education? Techniques for Global Education Instruction What is Comparative Education? The Case of Azerbaijan and its Historical Legacy The Differences in Cultural Education: The Macro Perspective in America and Canada How my Home Institution, Lindenwood University, Addresses International Education
  3. 3. What is Global Education? Understanding of interaction of human society and environment Exploration of change, interdependence, identity and diversity, rights and responsibilities, peace building, poverty and wealth, sustainability and global justice Developing skills of cooperation, shared responsibility, critical thinking, communication Positive and responsible values and attitudes and orientation to active participation.
  4. 4. Knowledge and Understanding Aims of Global Education Creating Global Citizens Aware of the world around them Respects and values diversity Takes action for human rights, social justice and sustainability Takes responsibility for own actions Interconnectedness and interdependence Environmental sustainability Economic development Diversity Change management Conflict resolution and peace building
  5. 5. Aims of Global Education Skills and Processes Framework of knowledge Critical literacy Develop and express point of views Identify unfairness and action to redress it Empathy for others and environment Cooperation Action and Participation Involvement Identify and investigate opportunities Consider consequences Identify and overcome barriers Cooperate and value participation of others Reflect and evaluate action
  6. 6. Teaching with a global perspective Learning Processes An inclusive classroom Participation for all Student-centred learning Experiential learning Inquiry-based learning Interactivity Cooperative learning Building self-esteem Enabling critical literacy Breadth, depth and sequence Using current issues Across learning Areas Cross curricula units of work (Interdisciplinary Learning) Special projects and theme days or weeks Performance, excursions and incursions Collaborative projects
  7. 7. Teaching with a Global Perspective Dealing with Controversial issues Balance study and critical appraisal Develop individual informed opinions Skills to formulate arguments using evidence Commitment to Human Rights Challenging Stereotypes Challenge recognized stereotypes Analyze and discuss the bases and underlying causes of stereotypes Use a wide variety of sources and images to counter stereotypes Develop skills to question and critique stereotypes
  8. 8. What is Comparative Education? Comparative education Comparative studies Education Abroad International Education Development Education Intra-educational International Study of work of Comparative Pedagogy And intra-cultural pedagogy International organizations studies Halls typology of comparative education
  9. 9. Level 6: Classrooms Level 7: Individuals Level 4: Districts Level 5: Schools Level 3: States/Provinces Level 2: Countries Other aspects Labor Market Political Change Management Structures Educational Finance Teaching Methods Curriculum Level 1: World regions/continents Bray and Thomas ni c Ag e G ro up G s ro R up el s ig io us G G en de rou r G ps O th ro er up G s En rou ps tir e Po pu la tio n Et h
  10. 10. Imposed Required Under Constraint 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Negotiated Under Constraint Borrowed Purposely Introduced Through Influence Totalitarian/authoritarian rule, etc. Defeated/occupied countries Required by bilateral and multilateral agreements Intentional copying of policy/practice observed elsewhere General influence of educational ideas/methods Source: Phillips and Schweisfurth 2007
  11. 11. Artice 26.  (1) Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.  (2) Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.  (3) Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.
  12. 12. Azerbaijan in the World
  13. 13. Azerbaijan & its Neighbors
  14. 14. Division of Azerbaijan between the Russian and Iranian empires in 1828 The Case of Azerbaijan Educational development in Northern Azerbaijan from 1828 to 1918 (The period of Russian empire) Azerbaijan's two-years of independence (19181920) (The period of the First Republic) USSR occupation of Azerbaijan from 1920-1991 Independent self-rule in Azerbaijan from 1991present
  15. 15. Cross-Cultural Education Philosophy: America and Canada America as a “Melting Pot” Promotes homogenization Focuses on creating a standard culture in terms of values, integrity, history, and norms. Seeks a shared vision for advancement Canada as a “Tossed Salad” Promotes heterogenization Focuses on the cultural uniqueness in terms of values, integrity, history, and norms. Seeks diversity to
  16. 16. Lindenwood University and International Education 976 International Students from 91 different countries Over 70 international faculty between full-time and part-time faculty. Holds faculty exchange programs with 14 universities in 10 countries. Offers 11 faculty lead study abroad experiences per year in addition to 18 semester exchange 50% of the undergraduate degree programs require 25% of the courses be international in nature.  Provides substantial scholarship opportunities for applicants with high academic marks from developing nations.
  17. 17. Questions ?