ERIC Number: EJ561934
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Crisis in Citizenship Education in the United States.
Cogan, John J.
International Journal of Social Education, v11 n2 p21-36 Fall-Win 1996-1997
Argues that citizenship education must include an examination of the great issues of the times using active, critical teaching methods and reflective inquiry. Maintains that this is necessary to prevent political apathy in young people. Briefly discusses the history of social studies educational reform and the creation of national standards. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civics, Course Content, Current Events, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Responsibility, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcomes of Education, Social Problems, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A