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  • SPECIAL ISSUES OF THE LANGUAGE TEACHER

Since its establishment in 1990, the Global Issues in Language Education Special Interest Group (GILE SIG) of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) has produced a number of special magazine issues of JALT's monthly publication The Language Teacher. Some of the past issues are not available online. At least a few were online but are now only available via the Internet Archive. Please see below:

Issue: The Language Teacher Vol. XIV No. 5

Title: Global Issues in Language Education
Date: May 1990

Guest Editors: Kevin Mark & Kip Cates

Articles:

  • Global Issues in Language Education - Kip Cates and Kevin Marks
  • Teaching for a Better World - Kip Cates
  • A Language Teacher's Bibliography and Resource Guide for Global Education - Kip Cates
  • A language Teaching Model for the 21st Century - Kevin Mark
  • As the World Turns Global - Sherry Jo Reniker<
  • Global Activities in the Language Classroom
  • Foreign Languages and the Global Citizen - Hugh Starkey
  • Global Awareness Education and Language Acquisition (in Japanese) - Asako Takaesu
  • Global Awareness Quiz - Farrell Cleary
  • Overcoming Teacher Bias in the Language Classroom - Michael Higgins
  • Social consciousness - Colleen Jaques & Tommy Jaques
  • Education and Action Beyond the Classroom - Julian Bamford


Issue: The Language Teacher Vol. XVII No. 5

Title: Global Education

Date: May 1993

Guest Editor: Kip Cates

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Articles:

  • Linguapax, Language Teaching and Global Education - Kip A. Cates
  • Overseas Tours to Research Social Issues - Don Hinkelman
  • Teaching Global Issues to Children - Mineko Yoshimura
  • An Annotated Bibliography of Global Education Resource Books - Kip A. Cates
  • Conflict Resolution in the Communicative Classroom - Trevor Sargent
  • Global Issues in a Content-Based Curriculum - Tamara Swenson & Bill Cline
  • Report on a One-Semester Global Education Program (in Japanese) - Kiyoko Sueda & Nobuko Sakamaki
  • Some Thoughts about Global Content - Kevin Mark
  • The Model United Nations: A Language Learning Simulation for Global Awareness - John Henry


Issue: The Language Teacher Vol. 20 No. 11

Title: Global Issues in Foreign Language Teaching

Date: November 1996

Issue: The Language Teacher Vol. 20 No. 11

Guest Editor: David Peaty

Weblink: http://web.archive.org/web/20090211071653/http://jalt-publications.org/tlt/files/96/nov/index.html

Articles:

  • An Interview with Johan Galtung - Donna McInnis
  • World Issues or a Global Perspective? - Brenda Dyer & Brenda Bushell
  • Global Issues in the University ESL Classroom - Gregory Anderson
  • An AIDS Project - Susan Miller
  • NGO Contributions to Language Teaching (in Japanese) - Chisa Uetsuki
  • A Database for Global Issues Teachers - Bill Casey
  • Teacher and Learner Development: A Curriculum of Change - Cheiron McMahill & Andrew Barfield
  • Integrating Global Issues into High School EFL - Amy Yamashiro
  • World Music Quiz - Jessica Newby Kawata & Rachael Harris
  • Global Awareness Games in the Language Classroom - Armene Modi
  • Book Reviews: (a) Earth Watch, (b) Language and Peace


Issue: The Language Teacher Vol. 23 No. 2

Title: Teaching World Citizenship in the Language Classroom

Date: February 1999

Guest Editor: Michael Higgins

Weblink: http://jalt-publications.org/tlt/issues/1999-02_23.2

Articles:

  • A Ghandian Perspective on Peace Education: An Interview with Rajmohan Gandhi - Armene Modi
  • Teaching English for World Citizenship: Key Content Areas - Kip A. Cates
  • Empowering ESL Students for World Citizenship - Marilyn Higgins & Brid MacConville Tanaka
  • Teaching Resources for World Citizenship - Kip Cates, Marilyn Higgins, & Brid MacConville Tanaka
  • So, What's World Citizenship? - Jeris E. Strain
  • Communicating Classrooms: English Language Teaching and World Citizenship - Don Harrison
  • English Communication for International Understanding: Methods for Implementation (in Japanese) - Akagi Yayoi & Shima Yukiko
  • Using Rainbow War to Raise Global Awareness - Ken Fujioka
  • An Intercultural Communication Simulation - Asako Kajiura & Greg Goodmacher
  • Studying the Rights of Non-Human Citizens of Earth - Greg Goodmacher
  • A Thematic AIDS Week at a Small School - James R. Welker & Stacia Houston


Issue: The Language Teacher Vol. 27 No. 3

Title: Global Issues

Date: March 2003

Guest Editor: David Peaty

Weblink: http://jalt-publications.org/tlt/issues/2003-03_27.3

Articles:

  • Peace Studies in EFL: World War II Revisited - Barbara Leigh Cooney
  • The Potential of Language Education: A Global Issues Perspective - John Small
  • Socially Responsible Language Teaching Using Literature - Irma-Kaarina Ghosn
  • Modeling Global Citizenship Outside the Language Classroom - Linda C. Rowe
  • The Global and Local Issue of AIDS - Loise Haynes
  • Websites for Global Education - David Peaty
  • Click and Give! Charity Internet Sites - Chris Summerville