Education Reference Guide: International Learning Perspectives, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 142983529X
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835299
  • DDC: 306.43
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 118 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the international learning perspectives and global initiatives that aim to improve educational opportunities worldwide. The collection first examines potential educational barriers before reviewing the initiatives that seek to remove these obstacles and improve the quality of global education. The essays then look at several international learning programs and explore the impact that globalization has on education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Teaching in Developing Countries.
2: Teacher Shortages.
3: Gender Disparities in World Education.
4: Inclusive Education in Developing Countries.
5: Poverty Reduction Strategies.
6: Charities & Global Education.
7: Comparative Education.
8: International Education Indicators.
9: National Education Plans.
10: UNESCO-Education for All.
11: Training for International Teachers.
12: Globalization & Education.
13: International Scholarship Programs.
14: Study Abroad Programs.
15: Esperanto.
16: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Source Referencing & Plagiarism.
17: Non-Formal Education.
18: Skills Development Programs.