Research  Portal

The Global Thinking Project maintained a program of research by involving teachers, administrators,graduate students and researchers to study various aspects of the project including exchange activities, impact of the GTP on student learning, environmental concerns of students and teachers, and effects of an Internet based program on attitudes and conceptions.

The Story of the Global Thinking Project

A chapter in the book, EcoJustice, Citizen Science and Youth Activism, Michael P. Mueller, and Deborah J. Tippins, Editors

The AHP Soviet Exchange Project: 1983-1990 and beyond -- Journal of Humanistic Psychology

The genesis of the Global Thinking Project is described in this paper which traces the project from the Association for Humanistic Psychology's Soviet Exchange Project of the 1980s.

Teaching Students to Think Globally: Journal of Humanistic Psychology

This paper develops the theory of global thinking, and provides practical examples of global thinking.

Emergence of Global Thinking among Youth

Paper by Jack Hassard and Julie Weisberg published in the International Journal of Science Education, 2001. This research study examined some elements of American and Russian students’ emerging global perspectives. 

Environmental Science on the Net

Environmental projects based on the GTP curriculum by Jack Hassard and Julie Weisberg

GTP American/Russian Exchange Project Proposal to USIA

This is an example of one of the proposals that was submitted to the United States Information Agency to support a program of American and Russian student and teacher exchanges.

Global Thinking. Teacher's Resource Guide.

The original GTP teacher's guide that was field tested in more than a hundred schools world-wide.

A comparison of Russian and American students' concerns about environmental issues : implications for environmental education curriculum

Dissertation research

The effects of the Global Thinking Project on middle school students' attitudes toward the environment

Dissertation research