ERIC Number: EJ316042
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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An Investigation of Political Apathy among Selected High School Students.
Powell, Pearl M.; Powell, Jack V.
Journal of Social Studies Research, v8 n2 p53-66 Fall 1984
As a result of participating in an American government course, 12th graders showed a marked improvement in citizenship knowledge and in their opinions toward political institutions and participation. These changes seem to be related to several factors, including teaching methods such as class discussion and simulation, and the use of newspapers. (RM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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