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ERIC Number: EJ824210
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
ISSN: ISSN-0093-3104
Doing Democracy in Social Studies Methods
Boyle-Baise, Marilynne
Theory and Research in Social Education, v31 n1 p51-71 Win 2003
In this article, I argue that the social studies methods course is an appropriate place to practice and reflect upon doing democracy. I review the literature on kinds of citizens the methods course might support. I consider pre-service teachers' prior and present experiences with doing democracy. I pose a framework for doing democracy centered on processes of investigation, deliberation, service learning, and social action. Strategies for doing democracy in social studies methods are described and critiqued, and new possibilities are suggested. (Contains 1 figure and 4 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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