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Quick Hits for Educating Citizens
     

Quick Hits for Educating Citizens

by James L. Perry (Editor), Steven Jones (Editor), Sharon J Hamilton (Editor), Robert H Orr (Editor), Thomas Ehrlich (Foreword by)
 

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"[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." —Sharon Hamilton and Robert Orr, Directors, Indiana University Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET)

Quick Hits for Educating

Overview

"[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." —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.

Indiana University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253218674
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

James L. Perry is Chancellor’s Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Senior Scholar in the Center for Service and Learning at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis. He directs the Indiana University American Democracy Project.

Steven G. Jones is Coordinator of the Office of Service Learning in the Center for Service and Learning at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis.

Indiana University Press

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