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ERIC Number: EJ1141740
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1478-8047
Civic Education Policies: Their Effect on University Students' Spirit of Nationalism and Patriotism
Nurdin, Encep Syarief
Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, v16 n1 p69-82 Apr 2017
This study aims to describe the effect of implementing Civic Education policies in a university on the development of students' sense of nationalism and patriotism; this is analysed from the perspective of Edward III's public policy implementation dimension and employs a quantitative approach based on the descriptive verification method. The findings show that the implementation of Civic Education policies at a university influences students' sense of nationalism and patriotism. The degree of influence is low due to several critical factors, which include the following: (1) the development of Civic Education material is delegated to each university or to the lecturers teaching the subject; thus, materials do not consistently focus on content related to patriotism and nationalism and (2) policies are ineffectively implemented in the dimensions of (a) communication, as they are not ideally communicated; (b) resources, as lecturers have varied competencies without consistent academic backgrounds; (c) disposition, as the implementers lack commitment because of the limited number of educators compared to the number of students; and (d) bureaucratic structure, as this varies by university, resulting in failed unity of command and bureaucratic fragmentation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Indonesia
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