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ERIC Number: ED474300
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Mar
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
Developing Curriculum for Democracy through International Partnerships. ERIC Digest.
Hamot, Gregory E.
The fall of communism in eastern and central Europe inspired the call for curriculum development in citizenship education throughout the growing democratic world. Many programs between U.S. institutions and newly developing democracies continue to produce curricula for democratic citizenship suited to local needs. This digest discusses: (1) examples and outcomes of such partnerships; (2) four practical guidelines taken from these partnerships that support successful international curriculum development; and (3) resources for understanding existing programs or launching similar ones. Lists 13 references and ERIC resources. (BT)
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.