The Global Education Movement
Narratives of Distinguished Global Scholars
A volume in the series: Teaching and Learning Social Studies. Editor(s): William B. Russell, University of Central Florida.
The pages of this book paint a portrait of thirteen scholars and their lifelong professional accomplishments in and contributions to teaching, service, and research in global international education around the world. Their extraordinary work contributed extensively to the development, direction and growth of the global education movement in the United States initiated by James M. Becker as Director of School Services for the Foreign Policy Association, New York City, in the 1960s. These scholars were honored with the Distinguished Global Scholar Award presented by the International Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies, the largest professional organization for social studies educators in the United States. Their narratives comprise an intriguing mosaic of backgrounds, scholarship, and contexts from which their extraordinary work blossomed in building bridges—not walls—among peoples and nations.
The publication is intended to honor the professional achievements in global international education of these scholars who have devoted their professional lives to creating a better world through their work. More importantly, this book exposes globally-minded individuals, educators, scholars, administrators, and policymakers around the world to empowering role models from Africa, Europe, and the United States and opportunity to learn about the multitude of professional activities, teachings, partnerships, exchange programs and research in which they might engage to promote a deeper understanding about the cultural, geographic, economic, social, and technological interconnectedness of the world and its people---the very purpose of global education.
Acknowledgements. Genesis of Book. Outline of Narratives. Introduction. Preface: Riders on the Earth Together, J.M. Becker and L.F. Anderson. Civic Education for a Global Nation: James M. Becker, Toni Fuss Kirkwood-Tucker. Global Visionary: The Life and Work of Jan L. Tucker, Bárbara C. Cruz. Developing Global Perspectives: His, Mine, and Ours, Charlotte C. Anderson for Charlotte C. and Lee. F. Anderson. Reflections of a Global Comparative Educator, John J. Cogan. Cross-Cultural Experiences in the Making of a Global Educator, Merry M. Merryfield. Rites of Passage: Nazi Era, Coming to “Amerika”, Global Education, Toni Fuss Kirkwood-Tucker. Journey of a Lifetime: Kenneth A. Tye, Barbara Benham Tye. My Journey in Global Education Through the Decades, Josiah Tlou. Pathways to Global Education: Reflections on a 50+ Year Career, David L. Grossman. Bringing the World Back Home: Peace Corps Experience and Global Education. Angene H. Wilson. From Global Education to Comparative Global Citizenship Education: One Woman’s Journey, Carole L. Hahn. Five Decades Contributing to the Research Foundations for Enhancing and Assessing Students' Global Awareness, Judith Torney-Purta. Epilogue: Toni Fuss Kirkwood-Tucker. The International Assembly. Distinguished Global Scholar Award. Jan L. Tucker Memorial Lecture. In Appreciation. Editor and Author. Contributors.
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