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ERIC Number: ED475824
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 252
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-941339-28-9
Civic Learning in Teacher Education: International Perspectives on Education for Democracy in the Preparation of Teachers.
Patrick, John J., Ed.; Hamot, Gregory E., Ed.; Leming, Robert S., Ed.
The 2002 R. Freeman Butts Institute on Civic Learning in Teacher Education, which met in Indianapolis, Indiana, from May 17-21, 2002, was the source for this book. The central theme of the meeting was education for democratic citizenship in the college/university-based preparation of prospective teachers. Following an Introduction, twelve papers are included as the book's chapters: (1) "Defining, Delivering, and Defending a Common Education for Citizenship in a Democracy" (John J. Patrick); (2) "Teaching for the Meaningful Practice of Democratic Citizenship: Learning from the IEA Civic Education Study in 28 Countries" (Judith Torney-Purta; Wendy Klandl Richardson); (3) "Using Research about Civic Education to Improve Courses in the Methods of Teaching Social Studies" (Patricia G. Avery); (4) "Civic and Economic Education: The Nexus" (Margaret Stimmann Branson); (5) "Using United States Supreme Court Cases to Promote Civic Learning in Social Studies Teacher Education" (Thomas S. Vontz; Robert S. Leming); (6) "The Deliberative Approach to Education for Democracy: Problems and Possibilities" (Walter C. Parker); (7) "Methods of Teaching Democracy to Teachers and Curriculum Developers: Examples from Post-Communist Europe" (Gregory E. Hamot); (8) "Civic Learning in Teacher Education through an American-Ukrainian Partnership" (Alden Craddock); (9) "Civic Learning in Teacher Education: An Example of Collaboration by Russians and Americans" (Charles S. White); (10) "Teacher Theorizing in Civic Education: Analysis of Exemplary Teacher Thinking in the United States and Hungary" (Jeffrey W. Cornett; Janos Setenyi); (11) "Civic Learning in Teacher Education through an American-Indonesian Partnership" (Margaret Sutton; Isnarmi Moeis; Wendy Gaylord); and "Conclusion: Recommendations for Enhanced Civic Learning in Teacher Education" (Gregory E. Hamot). An appendix lists the meeting's participants. (BT)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; ERIC Publications
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.
Identifiers - Location: Europe; Russia; Ukraine