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Author Perry, James L
Title Quick Hits for Educating Citizens : Successful Strategies by Award Winning Teachers
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2006
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Note Cover -- CONTENTS -- FACET Directors' Welcome -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Why "Educating Citizens"? Why Now? -- 1 Tips for First Timers -- Easy to Use and Easy to Do -- Let Students Take the Bait before You Set the Hook -- Strong at the Seams: Joining Academic and Civic Interests -- Can't We All Just (Dis)Agree? -- Doing It Right: Re®ections on Experience -- Matching Goals to Students' Interests -- Setting Service-Learning Goals -- 2 Classroom Activities -- Making Democracy Matter in the Classroom -- "Doing" Engagement -- Understanding and Working with Perspectives -- Citizens Talking across the Curriculum -- Getting People's Attention -- Pedagogy of Collegiality -- Debating Issues through Opinion-Editorials and Letters to the Editor -- Building Skills for Social Action -- Using Readers' Theater -- Public Achievement and Teacher Education -- Expanding Civic Involvement and the Learning Landscapethrough Courtroom Observations -- Connecting Scholarship and Social Responsibility -- Motivating Mathematical Concepts with Politics -- The Do-It-Yourself Interest Group -- An Exercise in Community Transformation -- Using Political Activism to Teach Critical Thinking -- A Compelling Reason to Study Cities -- Student Philanthropy as a Vehicle for Teaching the Subject Matter -- 3 Service Learning and Educating Citizens -- A Service-Learning Checklist -- Building the Right Relationship: Collaboration as a Keyto Successful Civic Engagement -- Maximizing the Power of Re®ection -- Moving from Service to Justice -- Developing the Attitudes and Practices of Civic Engagement withService-Learning Course Development -- Improving Literacy through Service Learning -- Texts and Contexts: Performance, Community, and Service Learning -- Using Community-Based Learning Modules to IntroduceLanguages and Culture
Developing Citizenship through a Service-Learning Capstone Experience -- 4 Assessing Student Learning -- Using the National Survey of Student Engagement to Assess and EnhanceCivic Engagement in the Classroom -- Assessing the Multiple Dimensions of Student Civic Engagement:A Preliminary Test of an ADP Survey Instrument -- Assessing Student Learning in Service-Learning Internships -- 5 Departmental and Disciplinary Approaches to Educating Citizens -- Department-Wide Engagement: Creating and Supporting Durable Structuresfor Campus and Community Change -- Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Engagement -- Maximizing Collaboration for Sustainable Innovation -- Rethinking the Boundaries of the Classroom -- Infusing Service Learning in Teacher Education Programs -- Engaging Future Teachers about Civic Education -- Fostering Service Learning in a Small Department -- Service Learning in Asian American Studies -- 6 Educating Citizens through Research -- Immersing the Student Researcher in Community -- Using the Research Process to Enhance Civic Engagement -- Cultivating Commitment: A Role for Ethnography in Teacher Education -- Involving Students in Campus-Wide Assessment of Civic Engagement -- Increasing Political Ef¤cacy through Community-Based Research -- Teaching Race and Politics through Community-Based Research -- 7 Overcoming Barriers to Educating Students for Citizenship -- From Oblivion to Engagement: Dissolving Barriers to Thoughtful Response -- Creating Classrooms as "Safe Space" -- Faculty Development for Facilitating Civil Discourse -- "Writing" the Civic into the Curriculum -- Reaching Out to Tomorrow's Scientists, Technologists, Engineers, andMathematicians -- Using Organizational Writing to Engage Engineering and Business Students -- Cal Campaign Consultants: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Civic Education,Leadership, and Community Involvement
Contributors -- Index
"[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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Perry, James L. Quick Hits for Educating Citizens : Successful Strategies by Award Winning Teachers Bloomington : Indiana University Press,c2006 9780253218674
Subject Service learning -- United States.;Service learning -- Curricula -- United States.;Political participation -- United States
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