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Learning in the Global Era: International Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco

Abstract

An international gathering of scholars, policymakers, and educators takes on some of the most difficult and controversial issues of our time in this exploration of how globalization is affecting education around the world. The chapters, drawing from research in both the social sciences and the neurosciences, examine the challenges and opportunities now facing schools as a result of massive migration flows, new economic realities, new technologies, and the growing cultural diversity of the world's major cities. Writing for a wide audience, they address such questions as: How do we educate all y ... More

Keywords: globalization, cultural diversity, cities, youth, education, schools, migrant youth, teaching, cultural tolerance, migration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780520254343
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520254343.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco, editor

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Introduction: Learning in the Global Era

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, and Carolyn Sattin

Part One Learning and Understanding in the Global Era

One From Teaching Globalization to Nurturing Global Consciousness

Veronica Boix Mansilla, and Howard Gardner

Three Mind, Brain, and Education in the Era of Globalization

Tami Katzir, Mary Helen ImmordinoYang, and Kurt W. Fischer

Four Social Conduct, Neurobiology, and Education

Hanna Damasio, and Antonio Damasio

Part Two Learning and the Functions of Education in a Changing Global Economy

Part Three Learning, Immigration, and Integration