ERIC Number: ED040901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Invitational Conference on Citizenship Education. The Charles P. Schwartz Citizenship Project.
Chicago Univ., IL. Graduate School of Education.
The objectives of this Conference included an examination of new approaches to citizenship education and an evaluation of the teaching materials produced by the Charles P. Schwartz Citizenship Project (CPSCP), and an examination of the attitudinal studies on citizenship values conducted under the auspices of CPSCP. Major sections of the Report include: 1) an address by the Hon. Paul Simon, Lt. Governor of Illinois, in which he lists and discusses 13 issues and related activities for citizenship education; 2) "Attitudinal Research Studies of Teachers and Students," a paper by Paul F. Kleine, in which are discussed problems of attitudinal research and proposals for two studies; 3) "Politics --the Heart of Citizenship Education," by Mark M. Krug, a paper which criticizes citizenship education as not satisfactorily producing citizens willing and able to work within the American political system; 4) "Attitudes and Values in Citizenship Education," by Irving Morrissett, a paper placing analysis and clarification of values in separate citizenship education courses and in the broad context of the social sciences and humanities; 5) a final section containing an explanation of the citizenship education unit, Slogans and Standard Bearers, The National Party Conventions, by Jean Bernstein, and evaluations of it by several teachers. (DJB)
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Sponsor: Chicago Univ., IL. Graduate School of Education.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Univ., IL. Graduate School of Education.
Note: Report of Invitational Conference on Citizenship Education. The Charles P. Schwartz Citizenship Project, Wingspread Center, Racine, Wisconsin, October 1969