ERIC Number: ED482211
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Civic Education in the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers: Research-Based Recommendations for the Improvement of Teaching Methods Courses. ERIC Digest.
Avery, Patricia G.
Recent research in civic education suggests much for shaping and focusing secondary social studies methods course work. This Digest: (1) provides an overview of selected findings from recent studies of secondary students' civic understanding and engagement; and (2) offers five research-based suggestions for social studies methods instructors. Lists nine references. (BT)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Research, Methods Courses, Political Issues, Political Science, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.