SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentFreshman Class of Department of Education
Course NameEducational reform
InstructorCHEN JUNG-CHENG
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule







Week I Introduction: the origins of global issues and education



Examine the historical foundations and origins of global and international education. Identify and analyze key historical elements and cultural/social factors that have created the current conditions for schooling across cultures.



Week II Globalization, Education, Neo-liberalism, and the State (Part I)



Examine the overarching conceptual frameworks used in the exploration and analysis of international education.



Week III Globalization, Education, Neo-liberalism, and the State (Part II)



The rhetoric of educational marketization around the world.



Week IV Poverty and Finical Aids



The operation of the international organizations



Week V. International Education Organizations (Part I)



Introduction of UNESCO, World Bank, and IEA



Week VI International Education Organization (Part II)



Projects of UNESCO, World Bank, and IEA



Week VII Traditions and Methods in Studying Global Issues



Explore the underlying research principles and issues in international and global issues



Week VIII Midterm Exam



Week IX Globalization Issues in an Educational Context (Part I)



Articulate opinions with support about specific globalization issues within an education context



Week X Globalization Issues in an Educational Context (Part II)



Research specific issues of gender and poverty using a variety of resources and make comparisons based on this topic.



Week XI. Globalization and its Impact on Higher Education (Part I)



Examine various issues of globalization and its impact on higher education.



Week XII. Globalization and its Impact on Higher Education (Part II)



University ranking and diploma inflation



Week XIII. Globalization and its Impact on Higher Education (Part III)



The image of university in 20 years



Week XIV Non-Formal and Adult Education



Analyze ways adults learn in different cultures – their motivations, variety of forms of knowledge, the contexts, and barriers concerning how adults learn.



Week XV. The Trend of Education Reforms (Part I)



The promotion of accountability.



Week XVI. The Trend of Education Reforms (Part II)



Interdisciplinary educational service and administrational change



Week XVII. Group Activity and Final Paper Presentation (Part I)



Week XVIII Group Activity and Final Paper Presentation (Part II)



Teaching Methods
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Requirement/Grading







Assignments will be designed to support the course objectives and develop specific research skills that are necessary in creating academic literature reviews and research papers within a practical context/application.



1.Weekly Assignment, 20%.



2.Class participation and presentation, 20%.



3.Midterm exam, 30%



4.Final paper, 30%



Textbook & Reference

Required reading:



1. 陳榮政(2019)。教育行政與治理:新管理主義途徑。台北市:學富。



2. Spring, J. (Ed. ). (2009). Globalization of Education. London, England: Routledge.



3. OECD. (2008). Higher Education to 2030. Paris, France: Author.



4.UNESCO(2015). Education 2030. Paris, France: Author.



 



 



□Recommended Reading



1. Baker, D. and & LeTendre, G.K. (2005). National differences, global similarities. California: Stanford University Press.



2. Steiner-Khamsi, G.(Ed). (2004). The global politics of educational borrowing and lending. New York: Teachers College Press.


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