cur505 | Graduate

Social And Global Perspectives Of Teacher Leadership

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Students in this course have the opportunity to analyze the field of education from a social and global perspective. Students investigate the implications of the globalization of knowledge on micro and macro educational systems. Multicultural implications, diversity, and the use of technology as a vehicle of pedagogy are explored. Emphasis is on building collaborative organizational communities and empowering teacher leaders to think strategically about school change. 



This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Education Around the World

    • Examine outcomes of education systems in terms of student performance.

    • Compare attributes and customs of education in the US and the rest of the world.

    • Examine international benchmarks used in education.

    Global Knowledge

    • Define global knowledge as it relates to the teacher leader.
    • Analyze the need for global knowledge to build collaborative organizational communities.

    • Design a global knowledge program for a school site.
    • Integrate a global perspective into the curriculum.

    Implications of a Global Society for Schools and Teacher Leaders

    • Investigate issues and challenges in creating global competence in teaching and learning.
    • Identify skills, knowledge, and dispositions students will need to function in a global society.
    • Define the role teacher leaders play in preparing global students.
    • Explore assessment and accountability perspectives in relation to the new skills and knowledge needed for a global society.

    Overview of Education in a Global Society

    • Identify the processes, practices, and purposes of leadership in a global society.
    • Define a global society.
    • Examine views of cultures, languages, economics, and world-class education systems.

    Rebooting and Redefining the Educational System

    • Explain entrepreneurship education.
    • Define a social entrepreneur in relation to school change.
    • Develop an entrepreneurial spirit with students to empower student leaders.
    • Provide opportunities to deepen pedagogy and enhance methods and practices.

    Using Technology for Global Collaboration in Education

    • Review opportunities and challenges related to technology in the delivery of education worldwide.
    • Examine technology as the vehicle for global collaboration.
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