PART 1: The Global Educator
This section focuses specifically on ‘the global educator’: characteristics, the technologies used, globally connected learning and barriers and enablers to becoming global. Case Studies share the stories of seven global educators who tell of the ‘how and why’ of being a global educator.
PART 2: Leadership for Global Education
This section examines the role of leadership in implementing global learning experiences at all levels. This includes the evolution of global leadership in education, how to lead for global citizenship and effect pedagogical change, as well as a new approach to pedagogy ‘cosmogogy’ for learning while connected to the world. Case Studies explore the activities of nine global education leaders who, diverse in location affiliation, share stories of cultural and global significance and help us to understand the challenges faced by leaders whose goal is to broaden and deepen the learning for those around them.
PART 3: Online Global Collaboration
This section shares ideas and practices to do with online global collaboration and includes many current examples of global educators and leaders who are connecting and collaborating for a multitude of reasons using a diverse basket of tools and strategies. Design approaches to online global collaborative learning are shared through the ‘Online Global Collaboration Taxonomy’. Case Studies feature educators and online global interactions, collaborations and projects. There are many stories of struggle and resilience, joy and hope. Educators from Australia, South Africa, Denmark, USA, Canada and more are featured as they share what they are doing to embed online global collaboration.
PART 4: Take Learning Global
Finally this last section shares ideas and concrete examples for how to take learning global. Specific organisation and activities are shared followed by a ‘call to action’ and how to adopt a global approach. Case Studies explore opportunities for professional learning and collaboration. These include online and virtual courses and conferences as well as face-to-face events. In addition thought leaders and activators share their thoughts about higher education, community of practice development, and global learning across the curriculum.