ERIC Number: EJ524858
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Incorporating Civic Literacy into Technician Education: Why? How?
Mathias, Elizabeth A.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n93 p43-51 Spr 1996
Defines civic literacy in the context of technical education as the need to understand the larger social contexts in which technologies exist. Reviews current social changes which make civic literacy imperative and describes model courses incorporating such efforts. Describes a national curriculum development project to integrate civic literacy competencies. (16 citations) (MAB)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, College Role, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Labor Force Development, Sociocultural Patterns, Standards, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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