The false promise of global learning why education needs boundaries by Alex Standish

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Published by Continuum International Pub. Group in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Global method of teaching,
  • Curriculum change,
  • Education and globalization,
  • International education

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAlex Standish
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1029.G55 .S73 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25206269M
ISBN 101441198393, 1441155910
ISBN 109781441198396, 9781441155917
LC Control Number2012003062

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