ERIC Number: ED336330
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jan
The Meaning of Citizenship...in America and in the World. Resource Packet.
Burnham, Jeffrey B.
This resource packet is designed to provide teachers and other civic educators with an introduction to issues surrounding the meaning of citizenship in today's world. It is intended to be used as a companion piece to "CIVITAS: A Framework for Civic Education" which is a new civic education curriculum resource designed to serve as a blueprint from which teachers, curriculum developers, administrators and community leaders can develop civic education materials, courses, programs and curricula to enhance civic literacy in the United States. Articles include: (1) "Civic Education in an Interdependent World" (R. Freeman Butts); "On an Expanded Definition of Citizenship" (Stephen P. Strickland); "Notes on the Idea of World Citizenship" (Charles F. Bahmueller). Discussion questions, program and curriculum ideas, suggested readings, other materials, and a list of organizations with related resources conclude the document. (NL)
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Curriculum Guides, Futures (of Society), Political Science, Political Socialization, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Values Clarification, Western Civilization
Council for the Advancement of Citizenship, 1724 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: United States Inst. of Peace, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for the Advancement of Citizenship, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see SO 030 207-208.