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Globalization of Education : an Introduction.

Author: Joel Spring
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Continuing Joel Spring's reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has been globalized and examines the impact of these forces on schooling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Spring
ISBN: 9781317748762 131774876X
OCLC Number: 886111058
Notes: A Global University through Higher Education Networks?
Description: 1 online resource (245 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Preface; 1 Globalization of Education; Global Corporatization of Education; Globalization of Education; Global and Comparative Education; Global Flows and Networks; World Education Culture: The Work of World Culture Theorists; World System and Postcolonial/Critical Theories; Culturist: Educational Borrowing and Lending; The Economic Education Model, Economization of Education, and the Audit State; Progressive Education World Model; Religious Education World Models; Indigenous Education World Models; Examples of the Diffusion of Global Educational Models. Examples of Educational Borrowing and Lending: The Case of South AmericaConclusion: Different Lenses for Interpreting Global Education; 2 The World Bank: Economic Education Model, the Economization of Education, and the Audit State; The World Bank: Knowledge Bank and Networks; The World Bank Structure; The World Bank and the United Nations' Networks; The World Bank Education Strategy 2020: Investing in People's Knowledge and Skills; The World Bank Education Strategy 2020, the Audit State, and Local Autonomy; The World Bank and the Economic Value of Knowledge. The World Bank and the Economic Value of Personality TraitsThe World Bank and Skill Instruction; The World Bank's Schools of Tomorrow; Lifelong Learning and the Economization of Education; Public-Private Partnership Networks; Criticisms of the Economization of Education; Conclusion; 3 The World Ministry of Education and Human Rights Education: OECD and the United Nations; OECD; Economization of Education: Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Lives; OECD and the Economization of Personality; Economization of Family Life; International Testing and the World Culture of Education. PISA: Global Testing and a World Education CultureOECD and the World Bank; OECD and World Education; UNESCO and Lifelong Learning: A Different Vision; Sustainable Development and World Culture; A Global Human Rights Curriculum: Cyberschoolbus; Sesame Street: Global Preschool for Social Justice and World Education Culture; United Nations and Millennial Goals: A Network of World Education Culture; Conclusion: Spreading a World Education Culture-Economization and Human Rights; 4 The World Trade Organization and the Global Culture of Higher Education; GATS and TRIPS. GATS and the Globalization of Higher EducationCross-Border Supply: E-Learning and World Education Culture; Consumption Abroad: Foreign Students and Globalization of Higher Education; Global Rankings, English, and World Higher Education Culture; Reinforcing the Global Role of English; Consumption Abroad: Global Marketing of Higher Education; Commercial Presence: Branch Campuses; Global Concepts of Higher Education; Global Marketing of For-Profit Higher Education; The Apollo Group and the University of Phoenix: A New Model for a Global University?; Higher Education Networks.
Series Title: Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education.

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Continuing Joel Spring's reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has been globalized and examines the impact of these forces on schooling in local contexts. Significant conceptual frameworks are added to this Second Edition, specifically the "economization of education," "corporatization of education" and the "audi.

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"Joel Spring's critical approach to education challenges popular opinion and broadens our thinking. This book will leave you wanting to know more, think more, do more."-Gina Zanolini Morrison, Wilkes Read more...

 
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