Handbook of Research on Promoting Higher-Order Skills and Global Competencies in Life and Work

Handbook of Research on Promoting Higher-Order Skills and Global Competencies in Life and Work

Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA) and Robert Byamukama (Nkumba University, Uganda & Makerere University, Uganda)
Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 418|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6331-0
ISBN13: 9781522563310|ISBN10: 1522563318|EISBN13: 9781522563327
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Description

Global awareness and competency has become an essential part of higher education and professional development. Expanding beyond the traditional ideas of learning and education, it is important to provide research that will help students prepare for the global future.

The Handbook of Research on Promoting Higher-Order Skills and Global Competencies in Life and Work is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the intersection of life and work skills in higher education and professional development. While highlighting topics such as research engagement, learning assessment, and multicultural competence, this publication explores the preparation of twenty-first century learners, as well as the methods of promoting critical and creative thinking. This book is ideally designed for educators, academicians, education administrators, researchers, and upper-level students seeking current research on global knowledge and skills in contemporary education and organizations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Content Integration
  • Creative Thinking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Digital Instruction
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Gamification
  • Higher Education
  • Learning Assessment
  • Multicultural Competence
  • Sustainable Development

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Jared Sagini Keengwe is a Professor at the University of North Dakota (UND) and currently serves as the coordinator of the Elementary Education program. He is the editor-in-chief of two IGI Global Book Series: Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) and Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE). Prof. Keengwe has published several books and over 100 publications in journals and conference proceedings. His research interests focus on digital technology integration and learner-centered pedagogy in teacher education. His work was honored with the UND Foundation/McDermott Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. He was a recipient of the North Dakota Spirit Faculty Achievement Award in recognition of significant contributions in teaching, research, and service. At the national level, Prof. Keengwe was one of the 10 recipients selected to receive the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Teacher Education Travel Award. More recently, Prof. Keengwe was a recipient of the 2017 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.