Modern learning must be global, providing
intercultural understanding and collaboration to personalize learning, achieve
curriculum objectives and bring the world to students. Educators must be
empowered and learning environments must be connected in order to “flatten”
learning around the globe. This calls for a shift in pedagogy, a shift in
mindset and the integration of digital and online technologies.
How do we navigate these new
waters of networked learning? What model can be developed for globally connected
learning that will support classroom teachers, education leaders and higher
Global Educator: Leveraging Technology for Collaborative Learning &
author and global education forerunner Julie Lindsay answers these
questions and more, illustrating the need for intercultural understanding and
collaboration to personalize learning and providing a vital snapshot of a time
when the world is shrinking and becoming more accessible to
The book includes:
- Pedagogical approaches and frameworks for global
online collaborative learning.
- Technology resources to empower educators and
education leaders to make meaningful connections.
- Case studies and contributions from more than 100 global educators who are
embedding their practices into curriculum objectives and providing their
students with invaluable educational experiences.
About the Author
Julie Lindsay has taught and led the use of
educational technology at schools in Zambia, Kuwait, Bangladesh, Qatar and
China. Also an educational consultant, Lindsay is a frequent presenter, workshop
leader and online teacher. She is the director of Learning Confluence, founder
of Flat Connections and an adjunct lecturer for Charles
Sturt University in Australia.