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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2007
In this article, the author lists some websites that will both help teachers teach about the concept of realigning elections and help students learn about the concept and follow the news and primary returns to evaluate it. The list is divided into three groups: (1) one dealing with the election realignment concept; (2) a few sites that will help…
Descriptors: Elections, Internet, Web Sites, Teaching Methods
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 1996
Reviews World Wide Websites related to global and international education. Discusses their merits, specific coverage, and links to other sites. Examines Websites maintained by the Christian Science Monitor, US Department of State, Global SchoolNet Foundation, Ministries of Foreign Affairs Online along with others. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Computer Uses in Education, Current Events
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 1996
Briefly explores a number of World Wide Web sites devoted to providing information about the 1996 elections. Evaluates web sites maintained by the Atlantic Monthly, Congressional Quarterly, CNN, and MTV. While most sites cover the national election, at least one, ElectNet, focuses on state and local elections. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Resources
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 1996
Provides some basic and rudimentary information on using the Internet and the World Wide Web. Succinctly answers such questions as: What is the Internet?; What does it cost?; and What kind of equipment do I need? Includes a list of recommended Web sites for general coverage of social studies. (MJP)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Computers
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Cardis, Richard J.; Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 1994
Contends that U.S. educational change is characterized by several factors including rapid demographic shifts, new research into the nature of teaching and learning, and dissatisfaction with students' achievement on national tests. Includes an annotated bibliography of 16 ERIC articles and documents on the topic. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Content Area Writing, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 1997
Presents an introduction and overview concerning integrating use of the Internet with citizenship education. Briefly reviews Web sites useful for citizenship education. These include Thomas, which provides summaries of bills currently going through Congress, and the Electronic Policy Network. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education