ERIC Number: ED401222
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Resources on Civic Education for Democracy: International Perspectives. Yearbook No. 1.
Patrick, John J., Ed.; Pinhey, Laura A., Ed.
This resource guide is intended to facilitate cooperation and exchange of knowledge among civic educators around the world. Divided into four parts, part 1 is a civic education paper, "Principles of Democracy for the Education of Citizens" (John J. Patrick), that discusses facets of the idea of democracy and their relationships to civic education. Part 2 is "An Annotated Bibliography on Civic Education from the ERIC Database" with items selected from 1990 until July 1996 that reflect various projects in the United States and other parts of the world; diverse pedagogical practices; and different levels of education from the primary levels to secondary levels to post-secondary levels. Part 3 includes 15 ERIC Digests on topics in civic education that have been published from 1988-1996. Part 4 is "An International Directory of Civic Education Leaders and Programs" that includes names, addresses, and telephone numbers of prominent persons, projects, and organizations involved in civic education from many countries and various regions around the world. The Appendix contains: (1) the CIVITAS brochure; (2) a sample ERIC document resume; (3) a sample ERIC journal article resume; (4) a call for ERIC documents on civic education; (5) an announcement for the ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education book, "Building Civic Education for Democracy in Poland" (Richard C. Remy; Jacek Strzemieczny); and (6) "Civic Education on the Internet: An Introduction to CIVNET." (JEH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civics, Democracy, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Law Related Education, Social Studies, World Affairs
Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for International Civic Education, Indiana University, 2805 East Tenth Street, Suite 120, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698; phone: (800) 266-3815; fax: (812) 855-0455.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Center for Civic Education, Calabasas, CA.; Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.; Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for International Civic Education, Bloomington, IN.