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ERIC Number: EJ825225
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 35
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 54
ISSN: ISSN-0093-3104
Case Studies of Preservice Teachers' Ideas about the Role of Multicultural Citizenship Education in Social Studies
Mathews, Sarah A.; Dilworth, Paulette Patterson
Theory and Research in Social Education, v36 n4 p356-390 Fall 2008
In this article we examine preservice teachers' ideas about the role of multicultural citizenship education in social studies classrooms. We use qualitative techniques to explore data collected from observations and interviews with preservice teachers enrolled in a secondary social studies methods course. The findings suggest that even when teacher education programs are designed around goals of promoting multicultural citizenship education, preservice teachers' pre-existing and emerging ideas about social studies content and classrooms can limit their thinking and practice with transformative social studies pedagogy. (Contains 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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