Book Talk: Global Citizenship Education: Everyday Transcendence, with William Gaudelli & Respondents
By: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
Published: 04/01/2017
Uploaded: 04/25/2017
Uploaded by: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
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Tags: emigration, global citizenship education, human rights, Refugees, social justice, Sustainability

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Description/Abstract: Book Talk: Global Citizenship Education: Everyday Transcendence, with William Gaudelli & Respondents, Tuesday, 4/4, 4-5:30pm


"Global Citizenship Education addresses the intersection of globalization, education and programmatic efforts to prepare young people to live in a more interdependent, complex and fragile world. The book explores topics such as sustainability education, cultural diversity, and human rights education, offering critical insights into how these facets of GCE are interpreted around the world. The book also strives to give voice to student populations within historically marginalized communities, rather than focusing solely on the role of GCE in elite schools. Gaudelli blends theory and practice to provide both an overview of GCE as well as examining current efforts to develop more globally-conscious classrooms. Blending empirical research and practical illustrations, this important volume encourages educators to take seriously their own call to prepare young people to engage global challenges with a sense of urgency and helps chart a new direction for global learning that is increasingly expansive, dialogic and inclusive."
-- Publisher's Description

William Gaudelli is Chair of the Department of Arts and Humanities and Associate Professor of Social Studies and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research areas include global citizenship education and teacher education/development.

Professor Gaudelli will be introduced by Alyson Greenfield, A&H in the City Event Producer. Respondents include Sandra Schmidt, Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education, Teachers College, Columbia University; Dana Mortenson, CEO, World Savvy; and Daniel Friedrich, Associate Professor of Curriculum, Teachers College, Columbia University.

Please rsvp no later than Monday, April 3rd with your interest and details.

Where: 306 Russell