Cases on Global Competencies for Educational Diplomacy in International Settings, 1st Edition

  • Brad E. Bizzell
  • Counts Kahila
  • Patricia A. Talbot
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  • ISBN-10: 1522534636
  • ISBN-13: 9781522534631
  • DDC: 370.116
  • 327 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Teaching abroad is one promising pathway to educational diplomacy and positive international relations. As opportunities to teach internationally increase, educators need to develop skills and cultural understandings that will prepare them for the challenges they may face in diverse cultures. Cases on Global Competencies for Educational Diplomacy in International Settings is a pivotal academic resource that explores the development of cultural competency, knowledge, skills, and dispositions critical for teaching abroad. Featuring anecdotal vignettes that illustrate competency on topics, such as adaptability, educational diplomacy, and cultural fluency in educational ventures, this book is geared towards school administrators, university professors, curriculum developers, and researchers interested in teaching and leading abroad.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership (AEMAL) Book Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Venturing Out.
2: Developing Competencies for Global Engagement: American Fourth Graders to Taiwan.
3: Why Did You Choose to Become a Teacher?.
4: Building Capacity and Global Awareness for School Leaders.
5: Working for Change.
6: Using Personal Life Experiences and Global Competencies to Build an Orphanage for Abandoned Children.
7: Developing Cultural Competencies in the Conflict Zone: Two Teachers With One Mission.
8: Teaching Internationally for Internationalization.
9: Reflecting to Learn.
10: Understanding Global Competencies Through a Personal Lens.
11: Reflections on a Troubled Experience in Malawi.
12: What Constitutes Help? Looking at the Theme of Help Through the Lens of Global Competence.
13: Teaching Others.
14: Developing Global Competencies Through Community-Based Research Workshops in the Dominican Republic: A Case Study of a Research Training With Members of a Haitian Immigrant Community.
15: I, Too, Am an Émigré: Developing Global Cultural Competencies.
16: The Place of Ubuntu in Global Education.
Related References.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.