Citizenship Across the Curriculum

Citizenship Across the Curriculum

by Michael B. Smith
     
 

Taking "Writing Across the Curriculum" programs as a model, the contributors to this innovative volume advocate the teaching of civic engagement at the college level in a wide range of disciplines and courses. Case studies drawn from political science and history as well as mathematics, the natural sciences, rhetoric, and communication studies provide examples of

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Taking "Writing Across the Curriculum" programs as a model, the contributors to this innovative volume advocate the teaching of civic engagement at the college level in a wide range of disciplines and courses. Case studies drawn from political science and history as well as mathematics, the natural sciences, rhetoric, and communication studies provide examples of incorporating civic learning and evaluating pedagogical effectiveness, encouraging faculty to gather evidence and reflect on their teaching practice and their students' learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253221797
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
03/23/2010
Series:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Series
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
526,853
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Michael B. Smith is Assistant Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Ithaca College.
Rebecca S. Nowacek is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition at Marquette University.
Jeffrey L. Bernstein is Professor of Political Science and Faculty Development Fellow at Eastern Michigan University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Civic Learning: Intersections and Interactions Mary Taylor Huber Pat Hutchings ix

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction: Ending the Solitude of Citizenship Education Michael B. Smith Rebecca S. Nowacek Jeffrey L. Bernstein 1

1 Citizenship-Oriented Approaches to the American Government Course Jeffrey L. Bernstein 13

2 De-Stabilizing Culture and Citizenship: Crafting a Critical Intercultural Engagement for University Students in a Diversity Course Rona Tamiko Halualani 36

3 Fostering Self-Authorship for Citizenship: Telling Metaphors in Dialogue Carmen Werder 54

4 We Are All Citizens of Auschwitz: Intimate Engagement and the Teaching of the Shoah Howard Tinberg 73

5 Understanding Citizenship as Vocation in a Multidisciplinary Senior Capstone Rebecca S. Nowacek 91

6 Educating for Scientific Knowledge, Awakening to a Citizen's Responsibility Matthew A. Fisher 110

7 Enumeration, Evidence, and Emancipation Michael C. Burke 132

8 Science, Technology, and Understanding: Teaching the Teachers of Citizens of the Future David Geelan 147

9 Local Environmental History and the Journey to Ecological Citizenship Michael B. Smith 165

10 Across: The Heterogeneity of Civic Education David Scobey 185

11 Academic and Civic Engagement Edward Zlotkowski 199

List of Contributors 211

Index 215

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