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ERIC Number: ED469384
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 88
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87117-348-4
A Practical Guide for Integrating Civic Responsibility into the Curriculum.
Gottlieb, Karla, Ed.; Robinson, Gail, Ed.
This curriculum guide discusses civic responsibility, how it is tied to service learning, how faculty can integrate concepts and exercises in a practical way, and how faculty can assess the development of civic responsibility in their students. Civic responsibility is defined here as active participation in the public life of a community, in an informed, committed, and constructive manner, with a focus on the common good. The five chapters in the guide are as follows: (1) "The Need for Civic Responsibility in Learning"; (2) "Defining Civic Responsibility"; (3) "The Practice of Civic Responsibility"; (4) "Assessing Civic Responsibility"; and (5) "A Final Reflection." The five appendices include: (A) films, quotations, articles; (B) reflection resources, containing nine sources; (C) Reflection Exercises; (D) bibliography, containing 11 sources; and (E) organizations and Web sites, containing 16 sources. The document's three tables include: Essential Civic Competencies and Skills; Service Learning Activities; and Civic Responsibility Assessment Rubric. (Contains 37 additional references.) (NB)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A