SemesterSpring Semester, 2021
DepartmentMA Program of Education, First Year PhD Program of Education, First Year MA Program of Education, Second Year PhD Program of Education, Second Year
Course NameGlobal Trend in Education
InstructorCHOU CHUING
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Week 1: Course Introduction



Week 2: Cultural and Educational Exchanges between Rival Societies: History and Theory



Week 3: Globalization, Internationalization, Localization, and Cross-straitization in 21st-Century Higher Education



Week 4: US and USSR: Cultural Exchange and the Cold War (1)



Week 5: US and USSR: Cultural Exchange and the Cold War (2)



Week 6: US and the Impact of Study Abroad. DUE: CULTURAL OR EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE CASE STUDY.



Week 7: Japan and South Korea



Week 8: China and Taiwan (1). DUE: BOOK REVIEW CITATION AND ONE-PARAGRAPH SUMMARY



Week 9: Midterm Book Review Presentations



Week 10: China and Taiwan (2)



Week 11: Chinese Education Models in a Global Age. DUE: BOOK REVIEW



Week 12: Two Koreas



Week 13: Israel and Palestine: Peace and Conflict in the Backyard. DUE: FINAL PROJECT TITLE, ABSTRACT, AND KEYWORDS



Week 14: Brexit: Wither UK – EU educational exchanges?



Week 15: Impacts and Future of Cultural and Educational Exchanges



Week 16: Final Presentations



Week 17: Final Presentations



Week 18: Conclusion



 



 



 



 



 



 


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

 



 


Requirement/Grading

Grading | 課程要求?評分標準



Attendance (15%) – Students are expected to attend and arrive on time for all sessions.



Participation (15%) – Students must complete the weekly readings, be prepared to answer the relevant discussion questions, and actively participate in the seminar.



Facilitation (15%) – Students are expected to facilitate several classes during the semester and should be prepared to lead discussions during those classes. Students must also share a cultural or educational exchange case study during one of the class sessions.



Book Review (20%) – Students must write a book review of a recently published book, find a target journal for publication, and submit their book review for consideration in that journal.



Final Presentation and Project (35%) – Students must complete one of the following options for their final projects: (1) writing an academic article, conference paper, or book chapter, (2) writing a grant or research project proposal, or (3) writing a dissertation proposal. Final projects must be directly related to the content of the course.


Textbook & Reference

Further Reading



Chou, Chuing Prudence, & and Ching, Gregory S. (2012). Taiwan Education at the Crossroad: When Globalization Meets Localization. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. [Download: lib.nccu.edu.tw]



Chou, Chuing Prudence & Jonathan Spangler (2018). Cultural and Educational Exchanges between Rival Societies. Singapore: Springer.



DeLong, Marilyn et al. (2009) “Cultural Exchange: Evaluating an Alternative Model in Higher Education.” Journal of Studies in International Education, 15(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1028315309334619



Postiglione, Gerard A., & Chapman, David W., “East Asia’s Experience of Border Crossing: Assessing Future Prospects,” in Chapman, Cummings, and Postiglione, 2011, pp. 377-382.



Kamyab, Shahrzad. (2007). “An Overview of the Educational System of Islamic Republic of Iran.” [Presentation]



Majhanovich, S., Fox, C., & Kreso, A. P. (eds.) (2009). Living Together: Education and Intercultural Dialogue. Singapore: Springer.



Neubauer, Deane, Shin, Jung Cheol, & Hawkins, John N. (Eds.). (2013). The Dynamics of Higher Education Development in East Asia: Asian Cultural Heritage, Western Dominance, Economic Development, and Globalization. Palgrave Macmillan.



Postiglione, Gerard A., & Chapman, David W., “East Asia’s Experience of Border Crossing: Assessing Future Prospects,” in Chapman, Cummings, and Postiglione, 2011, pp. 377-382.



Richmond, Yale. (2003). Cultural Exchange and the Cold War: Raising the Iron Curtain.  University Park: Penn State University Press.



Walkenhorst, Heiko (2008). "Explaining change in EU education policy." Journal of European Public Policy, 15(4). doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13501760801996741


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