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Kohli, Wendy – International Journal of Social Education, 1996
Argues that, through education, we can create a democratic culture and that, within a democratic culture, education may flourish. Locates the roots of this belief in the rebelliousness and critical mind set of the Enlightenment. Considers how to honor and extend this thinking in current educational practices. (MJP)
Descriptors: American Dream, Citizenship Education, Civics, Consciousness Raising
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Ross, E. Wayne – International Journal of Social Education, 1996
Maintains that the debate over the social studies curriculum has been heavily influenced by a small group of conservative foundations, academics, and the federal government. These groups work toward creating an ideological consensus that promotes a national identity and strives to preserve European American dominant culture. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Citizenship Education, Conservatism, Curriculum Development
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Mathison, Sandra – International Journal of Social Education, 1996
Illustrates how school evaluation can lead to substantive and genuine involvement of all stake holders (students, parents, teachers, the community, administrators, government, and funding agencies) in an effort to make judgments about what is right and good in schools. Includes a six-step process for evaluating school programs. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Critical Thinking, Democratic Values
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Giroux, Henry A. – International Journal of Social Education, 1996
Recounts the recent debate over family values, civic culture, and cinematic violence and considers the implications for educators. Uses this national debate as a case study to investigate efforts to exercise control over and limit the democratization of culture. Argues for an expanded notion of civic culture. (MJP)
Descriptors: American Dream, Citizenship Education, Civics, Cultural Images
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McDowell, Ceasar L. – International Journal of Social Education, 1996
Posits three interdependent languages that we use to make democracy work: (1) language of possibility; (2) language of critique; and (3) language of action. Argues for the creation and incorporation of a fourth, the language of transition. This allows for the exploration of spaces between the other three. (MJP)
Descriptors: Alienation, American Dream, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
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Schlene, Vickie J. – International Journal of Social Education, 1996
Presents an annotated bibliography of educational resources from the ERIC database related to democratic education. The materials include digests, monographs, journal articles, and academic papers. The citations include all relevant bibliographic information and a short abstract, as well as, information on ordering and locating the materials. (MJP)
Descriptors: American Dream, Annotated Bibliographies, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
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Longstreet, Wilma S. – International Journal of Social Education, 1991
Discusses the content of social studies as a discipline. Suggests that the real curriculum of the social studies in actual teaching is history. Argues that the original emphasis on citizenship training needs to be restored or developed as a separate discipline to establish a source of knowledge independent of the social studies. (DK)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Davis, O. L., Jr. – International Journal of Social Education, 1991
Suggests that citizenship education has been defined too literally and narrowly, resulting in loss of meaning for social studies. Argues that schools in the United States rest on solid civic motivations and were never intended to legitimate any particular school subject. Insists that every school subject must be understood to be based on civic…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Course Content, Course Evaluation, Democracy
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Gritzner, Charles F. – International Journal of Social Education, 1990
Explains interrelationships between geography and social studies. Highlights developments affecting school geography since 1980. Determines that geography's spatial perspective distinguishes it from other social sciences. Examines 10 presuppositions of geography education to reveal geography's scope, role, and relevance to social education.…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Barth, James L. – International Journal of Social Education, 1991
Discusses the nature of social studies as a discipline. Defines it as citizenship education for teaching students how to deal with change and conflict in society. Suggests that social studies teachers believe that content should be interdisciplinary, emphasize themes and concepts dealing with social and personal issues, and teach the process of…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Conflict, Decision Making
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Barth, James L.; Mizoue, Yasushi – International Journal of Social Education, 1991
Compares results of the Barth Shermis Social Studies Preference Scale given to groups of preservice teachers in five countries over several years. Reports that social studies has evolved through three patterns of teaching citizenship education: citizenship transmission, social science, and reflective inquiry. Concludes that teachers are confused…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives
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Mehaffy, George L. – International Journal of Social Education, 1992
Contends recent efforts in social studies reform have been mostly rhetorical and have not changed day-to-day work of teachers. Argues changes in teaching and learning may be real reform story of 1980s and 1990s. Describes work of the National Council for the Social Studies Task Force on Teaching and Learning and predicts it will have significant…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
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Butts, R. Freeman – International Journal of Social Education, 1993
Maintains that the world is nearing the end of a great age of democratic revolutions. Asserts that civic or citizenship education is in danger of being sidetracked by the national educational reform movement. Argues that "CIVITAS," a civic education curriculum framework, provides a model for effective citizenship education. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics
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Brady, H. Robert – International Journal of Social Education, 1993
Reviews the origins and development of social studies. Maintains the concept of social studies was derived from the progressive period and based on a vision of a republic built on participatory citizenship. Asserts that social studies is an interpretative, ever-changing process that defies reduction to a single academic discipline. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Democratic Values
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Davis, O. L., Jr. – International Journal of Social Education, 1993
Argues that dispute between history and social studies in the curriculum is not recent but goes back 75 years. Asserts the term "social studies" is not a separate discipline but simply an umbrella term to describe the broad field of social subjects offered in the school curriculum. Calls for an end to the dispute between history and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History
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