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ERIC Number: ED475024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 332
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7879-6515-4
Educating Citizens: Preparing America's Undergraduates for Lives of Moral and Civic Responsibility.
Colby, Anne; Ehrlich, Thomas; Beaumont, Elizabeth; Stephens, Jason
This book provides concrete advice on how campuses can meet the challenges of educating thoughtful, committed, and socially responsible college graduates. The chapters are: (1) "Educating Citizens in a Pluralistic Society"; (2) "The Broader Undergraduate Context"; (3) "When Educating Citizens Is a Priority"; (4) "The Multiple Dimensions of Moral and Civic Development"; (5) "Pedagogical Strategies for Educating Citizens"; (6) "Weaving Moral and Civic Learning into the Curriculum"; (7) "Faculty: The Cornerstone"; (8) "Moral and Civic Learning beyond the Classroom"; (9) "Assessment in Moral and Civic Education"; and (10) "Bringing Moral and Civic Learning to Center Stage." (Contains 311 references.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Princeton, NJ.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Foreword by Lee S. Shulman. First in a series.