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Amos, Ruth; Levinson, Ralph – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
Socio-scientific inquiry-based learning (SSIBL) incorporates the European Commission's approach to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). These relationships are elaborated into a pedagogic model encouraging young people to ask real-world questions that interest them, collect evidence to answer the questions and, as a result, to take personal…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Science and Society, Science Instruction
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Lansing, Jade; Farnum, Rebecca L. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Study abroad in higher education is on the rise, marketed as an effective way to produce global citizens and undermine international boundaries. In practice, however, programmes frequently reify rather than challenge states: participants "study Morocco" rather than "exploring Marrakech." This framing reproduces real and…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Case Studies, Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Varadharajan, Meera; Buchanan, John – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Increased migration of people(s), goods, ideas and ideologies necessitate global understanding, empathies and responses on the part of teachers and their students. This paper investigates the effects on 100 primary pre-service teachers' understandings of and attitudes toward a semester-long course exploring, inter alia, global development. The…
Descriptors: Altruism, Student Attitudes, Global Education, Citizenship
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Khoo, Su-Ming – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
This article explores inter- and transdisciplinarity, given the need for more complex, relevant, and transformative knowledge to shift society towards more sustainable futures. It connects practical questions about economic, societal, and ecological limits to questions about the limitations of academic knowledge. Transdisciplinarity involves…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Futures (of Society)
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Moraes, Silvia Elisabeth; de Almeida Freire, Ludmila – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
This article discusses the formation of a "planetary citizenship" based on the "ecology of knowledges" perspective in Brazilian universities. It is informed by the authors' experiences and the partial results from a research project entitled "Planetary citizenship and the ecology of knowledges: Interdisciplinarity,…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Balls, Emily – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2016
This article is based on qualitative field research carried out in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, in 2013 for an MA dissertation in Education and International Development at the UCL Institute of Education. It analyses interpretations of education for sustainable development (ESD) in Viet Nam, relating these to key debates around instrumental and democratic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education
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Mravcová, Anna – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2016
Global citizenship is still a relatively new concept concerned mainly with the growing prominence of global and development education issues. The importance of this phenomenon is increasing in the area of education, which must be able to respond to the interconnection and interdependency of the current world. There is an effort to support…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Pasha, Aamna – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
This paper attempts to understand the value of the ideology of global citizenship in Pakistan by looking at students' values and attitudes. In particular, it explores students' understanding of the term "global citizen" and their attitude towards the concept. Using a case study approach, interviews were conducted with six students in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Student Attitudes, Values
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Sewchurran, Kosheek; McDonogh, Jennifer – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
Currently, we experience a situation in society in general as well as business school education where leaders and executives prefer to remain ambivalent and inauthentic about humanity's worsening socio-economic challenges. As a result of this, we continue with regimes of common sense that have lost their legitimacy and perpetuate an unsustainable…
Descriptors: Management Development, Business Schools, Futures (of Society), Teaching Methods
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Richards, Howard – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
In a dehumanized world in which meanings derived from dominant liberal world views are tacitly assumed to exist objectively and to impose themselves on discourses and on minds quite independently of who expresses them, this paper endorses what Immanuel Wallerstein calls "unthinking social science" and then rethinking social science in…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Indigenous Knowledge, Educational Philosophy, Educational Change
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Odora Hoppers, Catherine A. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
"In a time of unacceptable global injustice, growing inequalities in the distribution of power, accelerating climate change, and unwavering racism and social exclusion, we are today facing the biggest challenges of human history" (European Conference on Intercultural Dialogue in Development Education, 2008: 1). A favourable wind is…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Power Structure, Foreign Policy, Social Change
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Baijnath, Narend; James, Genevieve – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
African knowledge remains at best on the margins, struggling for an epistemological foothold in the face of an ever dominant Western canon. At worst, African knowledge is disparaged, depreciated, and dismissed. It is often ignored even by African scholars who, having gained control of the academy in the postcolonial context, seemingly remain…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Development, Indigenous Knowledge, Foreign Countries
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Moraes, Silvia Elisabeth – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
In a world where people interact across countries, citizens need to find their role in the global community; therefore, global citizenship (GC) has become an influential theme in higher education. Due to its various interpretations and modes of action, in this paper GC is addressed as a floating signifier. Our main data comes from interviews with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Global Education, Citizenship
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Blake, Marion E.; Reysen, Stephen – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
We examined the influence of a "possible self" activity on antecedents, identification, and outcomes of global citizenship. Participants wrote about either hoped-for selves as active global citizens, feared selves as inactive global citizens, or a typical day (control) and then answered questions to gauge their global citizen…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship, Prosocial Behavior, College Students
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Svitacová, Eva; Mravcová, Anna – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
The new phenomenon of global development education (GDE) has gradually penetrated the curricula in Slovakia. For the purpose of more comprehensively preparing future economic actors, who will operate in the new global economic and social environment, we have decided to incorporate this topic into the curriculum at the Faculty of Economics and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Education, Global Approach, Curriculum Enrichment
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