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Rosén, Maria; Arneback, Emma – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2021
This essay elaborates on the notion of risk in relation to democratically challenging situations in education. This refers to situations in which liberal democratic values are potentially challenged, such as in teaching about controversial issues and in moments of expressions of hurtful speech, which can create in teachers an ambivalence for how…
Descriptors: Risk, Democratic Values, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Educational Philosophy
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Dutil, Patrice – Journal of Political Science Education, 2022
This article presents a memorable method to introduce new students to the concept of political needs. Using an adaptation of Abraham Maslow's "Hierarchy of Needs" to one of "Hierarchy of Political Needs" the instructor presents how needs for "physiological survival," safety, belonging, "recognition," and…
Descriptors: Politics, Political Attitudes, Psychological Needs, Democratic Values
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Kükürtcü, Sevi Kent; Erkan, Nefise Semra – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2022
This study aims to investigate the effects of early childhood Children's Rights and Democracy Education on children's democratic behaviors. The study group consisted of a total of 53 children (28 experimental, 25 control) aged between 60-72 months, who were attending two kindergartens affiliated with the Directorate of National Education in…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Democracy, Democratic Values, Child Behavior
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Kahne, Joseph; Bowyer, Benjamin; Marshall, Jessica; Hodgin, Erica – American Journal of Education, 2022
Purpose: Drawing on relevant literature, we conceptualize three pathways through which responsiveness to student voice may promote academic goals. Then, we analyze panel data of students in the Chicago Public Schools to examine this relationship. We focus on the "responsiveness" of teachers and administrators to student voice, because…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Student Participation, Public Schools, Student Attitudes
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Tanchuk, Nicolas – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2020
Cognitive load theorists Paul Kirschner, John Sweller and Richard Clark argue that an array of inquiry-based pedagogies widely promoted in teacher preparation programmes are out of step with current cognitive science and should be eliminated for novice learners. According to these cognitive load theorists, inquiry-based pedagogies are likely to…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Social Justice, Democratic Values
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Martin, Christopher – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2020
How should a liberal democratic society value knowledge and understanding, and does this valuation inform how we ought to reason about the justice of our educational institutions? In scholarly and public discourse, it is orthodox to argue that because educational institutions bring about various goods--goods of character such as wellbeing or…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Knowledge Level, Value Judgment, Equal Education
Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2020
"What Liberal Education Looks Like" presents a guiding vision of educational excellence that is grounded in equity and inclusion. In distilling the principles, practices, and contemporary challenges of liberal education, this signature AAC&U publication clearly describes the learning all students need for success in an uncertain…
Descriptors: General Education, Liberal Arts, Equal Education, Inclusion
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Kaposi, József – Hungarian Educational Research Journal, 2020
The importance of preparation for citizenship has been recognized for millennia, while education for democracy has been central to pedagogical thinking in Europe and in Hungary for more than a quarter of a century (Crick Report, European Year of Citizenship through Education, EU key competences, modified version of the NCC). Educating a citizenry…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Democratic Values
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Kula, Sultan Selen; Aytaç, Tufan – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2022
This study aims to comparatively analyze the effect size of perceptions related to democratic attitudes and values of school administrators, teachers, preservice teachers, and students. The meta-analysis method, one of the research synthesis methods, was used in the research. Within the scope of the study, master's and doctoral theses and research…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Democratic Values, Value Judgment, Administrator Attitudes
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De Jesus, Isabela Queiroz; Hubbard, Janie – Social Studies, 2021
This work focuses on facilitating upper elementary students' media literacy skills development. Students engage in authentic techniques to recognize and verify media content and sources. Relevant background topics follow this structure: (a) introduction including literature review and purpose, (b) brief history of fake news, (c) impacts of…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Elementary School Students, Inquiry, Deception
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Papanikolaou, Vaia; Roussakis, Yiannis; Tzionas, Panagiotis – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
This paper proposes the establishment of a systematic framework for measuring dimensions of democracy within a university. It is shown that certain indicators internationally established and validated for the measurement of the institutional characteristics of democracy can, through appropriate adaptation, be transferred to the university field. A…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Institutional Characteristics, Universities, College Administration
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Kermiet, Tara N.; Locke, Katy V. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2021
The vision of what Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) work encompasses within higher education has evolved from voter engagement efforts to broader approaches, which instill a sense of personal identity related to civic leadership. This chapter sheds light on the culture shift of CLDE work at one institution and the ways in which…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Democratic Values, Higher Education, Leadership
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Leiviskä, Anniina – Ethics and Education, 2020
Gert Biesta criticises deliberative models of democracy and education for being based on an understanding of democracy as a 'normal' order, which involves certain 'entry conditions' for democratic participation. As an alternative, Biesta introduces the idea of democracy as 'disruption' and the associated subjectification conception of education…
Descriptors: Democracy, Criticism, Educational Philosophy, Models
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Haarman, Susan – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2020
Two practices in education--community-based learning and deliberative democratic discourse--have been lauded as highly effective in instilling democratic values in students and preparing them to be active citizens. Both practices have the potential to facilitate the formation of publics in the Deweyan understanding--the building block of…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Democracy, Democratic Values, Citizen Participation
Black, Derek W. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2021
In a time when both American democracy and U.S. public schools appear to be in crisis, Derek Black argues that the best way forward is to look to the past at the ideals that the founding fathers espoused in the early years of the nation. Although early U.S. leaders placed a priority on expanding public education, Black explains that these ideals…
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, United States History, Public Education
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