ERIC Number: EJ1177258
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 85
Best Practices in Civic Education: Lessons from the "Journal of Political Science Education"
Bennion, Elizabeth A.; Laughlin, Xander E.
Journal of Political Science Education, v14 n3 p287-330 2018
The "Journal of Political Science Education (JPSE)" provides over a decade of research on political science pedagogy, featuring empirical research documenting best practices in the field. This article provides an overview of "JPSE"-published research on the topics of civic education and engagement. It summarizes the number and scope of articles on this topic and highlights key findings from the journal's first 12 years. This comprehensive overview of past research is designed to facilitate high quality future research. A detailed exploration of past research provides a useful "jump start" for teacher-scholars eager to advance the scholarship and pedagogy of engagement.
Descriptors: Political Science, Civics, Best Practices, Educational Research, Educational Quality, Periodicals, Evaluation Methods, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Voting, Community Coordination, Simulation, Service Learning, Global Education, Internship Programs, Extracurricular Activities, Student Surveys, Pretests Posttests, Journal Articles
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
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