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Glocalization, Perception, Application And Pedagogy Of Social Science Teachers

Journal: Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences (Vol.1, No. 2)

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Page : 16-20

Keywords : Glocalization; Perception; Pedagogy; Social Science;

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This study aimed to identify the perception of teachers about glocalization in teaching social science subject. Qualitative methodology was utilized in the study. Findings revealed that the respondents believed that as exceptional local and global educators, they should be less ethnocentric and more empathetic. Findings revealed that respondents believed they should be less ethnocentric and more empathetic as local and global educators. Furthermore, by attending in-service training, travel or study abroad, joining international conferences, and fora, attending graduate school, readings, and use of internet, subscribing professional magazines and joining professional organizations such as ADHIKA or BAKAS. They can diversify the lives of students, teachers with rich resources through which attending graduate studies to teach about different groups and their experiences and well-trained teachers, are obliged to provide students with knowledge and experiences that will enable them to incorporate global perspectives in their classes.

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