Quick Hits for Educating Citizens

Quick Hits for Educating Citizens

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q[This volume] makes the statement that democracy matters, that engagement in the community is essential to maintain our democratic values, and that civic engagement plays a significant role in educating our citizens.q -- Sharon Hamilton and Robert Orr, Directors, Indiana University Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET) Quick Hits for Educating Citizens presents university faculty and administrators with ideas and strategies for integrating civic education into university curricula. Fifty-eight succinct essays from across the disciplines offer successful models of curriculum-based civic education activities and strategies for engaging students outside the classroom. Reflecting best practices as well as individual approaches to educating students for citizenship, this is an outstanding resource for university faculty in every discipline, as well as administrators and students in schools of education.involves helping the 7th graders use reading, writing, and class discussion to critically engage issues related to the ... Thus, students write a personal essay that narrates a a€œturning point, a key event, or an encounter that reveals someanbsp;...

Title:Quick Hits for Educating Citizens
Author: James L. Perry, Steven Jones
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 2006-06-06

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