Exploring Globalization Opportunities and Challenges in Social Studies: Effective Instructional Approaches (Global Studies in Education 26 New edition

Exploring Globalization Opportunities and Challenges in Social Studies: Effective Instructional Approaches (Global Studies in Education 26 New edition

By: Lydiah Nganga (editor), John Kambutu (editor), III William B. Russell (editor)Hardback

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This book on global issues, trends, and practices is intended to serve primarily as an instructional and learning resource in social studies methods courses for preservice teachers. In addition, it is an effective social studies and global education resource for college faculty, graduate students, inservice educators, and other professionals because it has divergent, practical, and relevant ideas. Teaching global education is challenging. It requires an understanding of globalization and how it affects policies, reforms, and education. Therefore, this book explores real global issues in the classroom and also offers different innovative instructional strategies that educators have employed while teaching social studies courses. The volume includes detailed reviews of literature and research findings which facilitate the design of quality pertinent units and lessons plans. Indeed, this book is a critical tool to help educators and students to gain a better understanding of globalization and global education.

About Author

Lydiah Nganga (PhD in curriculum and instruction from the University of Wyoming) is Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at the University of Wyoming/Casper College Center. She teaches humanities/social studies methods and other education courses. Dr. Nganga has published two books and has authored/co-authored numerous articles and book chapters. John Kambutu (PhD in education from the University of Wyoming) is Associate Professor of Educational Studies at the University of Wyoming/Casper College Center. He has published many scholarly articles and book chapters. Dr. Kambutu guest-edited a special issue entitled "Multicultural Education in an Internationalized/globalized Age" in Multicultural Perspectives: The Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. William B. Russell III (PhD in social science education from The Florida State University) is Associate Professor of Social Science Education at The University of Central Florida. He is the editor of the preeminent journal in the field of social studies education, The Journal of Social Studies Research. Dr. Russell has also authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles related to social studies education.


Contents: John Kambutu: Globalization: History, Consequences and What to Do with It - Catherine Cooke-Canitz: Teachers on the Front Line of Global Migration - Paul G. Fitchett: (En)countering the Paradox: Challenging the Neoliberal Immigrant Identity - Lydiah Nganga/Keonghee Tao Han: Immigration and Global Economies in the Context of Globalization - Karen Thomas-Brown: Preparing Teachers for Global Citizenship: Perspectives from One Caribbean Island - Ozum Ucok-Sayrak/Erik Garrett: Grounding Globalization: Theory, Communication, and Service-Learning - Cameron White: Global Classrooms: A Contextualized Global Education - Linda B. Bennett: Institutional Internationalization: The Undergraduate Experience - Antonio J. Castro/Rebecca C. Aguayo: Global Citizenship and the Complexities of Genocide Education - Stewart Waters/William B. Russell III: Broadening Horizons: Utilizing Film to Promote Global Citizens of Character - Mirynne Igualada/Dilys Schoorman: Meeting the Challenges of Implementing Global Education in a Time of Standardization - Emma K. Humphries/Elizabeth Yeager Washington: Definition Devolution: Allowing Students to Redefine and Rename Citizenship and Civic Engagement - Joseph O'Brien/Jason L. Endacott: Hearing a Chorus of Voices: Globalizing the U.S. History Curriculum with Historical Empathy - Jason R. Harshman: Global Education for Critical Geography - Kenneth T. Carano/Daniel W. Stuckart: Blogging for Global Literacy and Cross-cultural Awareness - Thomas N. Turner/Dorothy Blanks/Sarah Philpott/Lance McConkey: Using Storytelling and Drama to Teach Understanding and Respect for Global Values and Beliefs - Aaron T. Bodle: World Tour by Bus: Teaching and Learning about Globalization by Exploring Local Places in Search of Global Connections - Rachayita Shah/Rosanna Gatens/Dilys Schoorman/Julie Wachtel: Teaching Social Studies from a Human Rights Perspective: Professional Development in a Context of Globalization - Lydiah Nganga: Preparing Teachers for Global Consciousness in the Age of Globalization - Toni Fuss Kirkwood-Tucker: Creative Pedagogies in Integrating Global Awareness in Secondary Social Studies Curricula in Teacher Education Programs and Schools - Lydiah Nganga/John Kambutu: Chapter Twenty-one: Social Studies Education in a Globalized Era: Afterword.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781433121296
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 267
  • ID: 9781433121296
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 1433121298
  • edition: New edition

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