ERIC Number: ED390769
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Thinking Globally...Acting Locally: A Citizen's Guide to Community Education on Global Issues.
Rockey, Sherry; Hughey, Alice L.
This guide provides a practical tool for organizing locally-based citizen education programs with information on obtaining helpful resources and tips on making national security issues relevant to the public. The purpose is the make the global have more local application and encourage public discourse on global issues. The volume contains seven chapters: (1) "Getting Started"; (2) "Framing the Issues"; (3) "Choosing a Format"; (4) "Raising Funds"; (5) "Media Component"; (6) "Reaching Out"; and (7) "Evaluating the Project." Appendices provide supplementary information on organizations and resources that can help. (EH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Community Education, Global Approach, Global Education, International Relations, Peace, Secondary Education, World Affairs
League of Women Voters Education Fund, 1730 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($5; $4 members).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Community; Practitioners
Sponsor: EXXON Corp., New York, NY.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: League of Women Voters Education Fund, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: League of Women Voters
Note: Funding for this guide also received from Rockefeller Family Associates, J.C. Penny Foundation, Inc., and Unilever United States, Inc.