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Musil, Caryn McTighe – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter describes a diversity and democracy curriculum and faculty development collaboration among the Association of American Colleges and Universities, The Democracy Commitment, and 10 community colleges.
Descriptors: Humanities, Democratic Values, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges
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Bradley-Levine, Jill; Mosier, Gina – Democracy & Education, 2017
Using the Degrees of Democracy Framework (Woods & Woods, 2012), we examined eight New Tech (NT) high schools to determine the extent to which they demonstrated characteristics of holistic democracy. We collected qualitative data, including observations and interviews during the fourth year of implementation. Findings indicated that the eight…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Democracy, Holistic Approach, Power Structure
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Broom, Catherine – Democracy & Education, 2017
This response considers the strengths of Carr and Thesee's 2017 paper in "Democracy & Education" and explores further areas of research related to education for democracy or citizenship education. [For "Seeking Democracy Inside and Outside of Education," see EJ1162605.]
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, Political Attitudes, Citizen Participation
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Zyngier, David; Traverso, María Delia; Murriello, Adriana – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2015
This paper compares and contrasts pre-service teachers' (PSTs) beliefs about democracy in Argentina and Australia. While there are many important studies of how school students understand democracy and democratic participation, few have studied what teachers, and especially pre-service teachers, think about democracy. This paper uses a mixed…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Ünlü, Hüseyin – Cogent Education, 2017
Today, in the digital age, the Internet usage is common among university students. The Internet is also an important platform for actively participating in democracy. This study explores physical education (PE) candidate teachers' attitudes toward the Internet and democracy. It also explores whether the Internet is an important predictor for…
Descriptors: Internet, Democracy, Predictor Variables, Physical Education Teachers
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Edling, Silvia; Liljestrand, Johan – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
The education system is still important for establishing and maintaining democracy in society. In relation to this, it is reasonable to suggest that teachers' different interpretations of their mission to teach for democracy will influence their teaching practices. The purpose of this paper is to shed light on student teachers' task perceptions as…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries, Democracy
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Harðarson, Atli – Education and Culture, 2018
In "Democracy and Education," John Dewey argued that teachers should have control over their own work. He was, though, not only concerned about workplace democracy for teachers. He also argued against the philosophical underpinnings of educational policies that reproduced social hierarchies in the workplace. The main arguments of Dewey's…
Descriptors: Democracy, Educational Practices, Progressive Education, Educational Policy
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Višnovský, Emil; Zolcer, Štefan – Educational Theory, 2016
In this essay, Emil Višnovský and Štefan Zolcer outline John Dewey's contribution to democratic theory as presented in his 1916 classic "Democracy and Education." The authors begin with a review of the general context of Dewey's conception of democracy, and then focus on particular democratic ideas and concepts as presented in…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Democracy, Democratic Values, Social Theories
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Kovac, Velibor Bobo – Education, 2018
The term "schooling through democracy" refers to an overly optimistic idea, frequently used for rhetorical purposes, that traditional schooling is an important context for children to practice democracy. In the present paper, two interrelated issues are argued. First, after an outline of the core conditions for democracy is presented, I…
Descriptors: Democracy, Educational Methods, Democratic Values, Skill Development
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Eriksen, Kristin Gregers – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2018
Democracy is highlighted in the Norwegian school system. This article investigates how pre-service teachers in social studies understand the more theoretical concept of democracy, and in what ways they intend to operationalize it with future pupils. Three ideal types are used to locate perspectives in the data: pure liberalist, majority rule and…
Descriptors: Democracy, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Social Studies
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Zyngier, David – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
This paper analyses pre-service education student perceptions and perspectives related to education for democracy in Australia. Using a critical pedagogical framework datum from an online survey, it presents both quantitative and qualitative responses of contrasting understandings of democracy. It begins by outlining the concepts of thick and thin…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Democracy
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Hali, Servet; Ozyurt, Fatih – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
In Turkey, foreign students are studying in most of the universities. On July 15, 2016, these students faced a treacherous coup attempt against democracy and were able to witness the Turkish people's reaction to the coup attempt. The aim of this study is to examine the views of foreign students studying at Mustafa Kemal University on democracy. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes
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Peters, Michael A.; Jandric, Petar – Open Review of Educational Research, 2017
Dewey was perhaps the foremost theorist and advocate of participatory democracy as an ethical ideal based on a belief and faith in human experience as a general theory of education that would generate the requisite aims and methods for what he called "organized intelligence" and what we might call today "collective…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Democracy, Educational History
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Theis, John J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter describes the uncomfortable marriage between political science and civic education and calls for a reformulation of how we engage students in the wicked problems of democracy.
Descriptors: Political Science, Citizen Participation, Democracy, Citizenship Education
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Lanahan, Brian K.; Phillips, Michele S. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
This report documents and compares two cases of pre-service elementary teachers' beliefs about democracy and education for democracy in the USA and Bosnia and Herzegovina along with contextual factors influencing the similarities and differences among these beliefs. Findings suggest that US pre-service elementary teachers have a self-proclaimed…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Case Studies, Knowledge Level, Democracy
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