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Cude, Michelle Dawn; Kisirkoi, Florence – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
How do we equip future teachers to create a more sustainable world? This study follows one teacher educator from the US seeking to bring change and support new pedagogical ideologies within Kenya. The research question is, Can one class on transformative teacher education make a difference in training future teachers?
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Social Change, Sustainable Development
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Makaiau, Amber Strong; Tanaka, Noboru – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Two international social studies teacher educators and researchers (from Japan and the USA) use qualitative methods to systematically examine the impact of the philosophy for children Hawai'i (p4cHI) approach to deliberative pedagogy on social studies teaching and learning in two countries. The study's participants are two secondary level social…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Citizenship Education, Global Education, Foreign Countries
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Worku, Mulugeta Yayeh – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study was to understand the perceptions of Ethiopian students and school practitioners as to whose responsibility it is to foster good citizenship. To achieve this purpose, a descriptive survey design was used. Through different sampling techniques, 42 Civic and Ethical Education teachers, 410 students, 157 non-Civic and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Citizenship Education
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Dündar, Sahin – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
This study aimed to investigate relations between perceived constructivist learning environments in a social studies teaching course in consideration of attitudes toward the course, academic delay of gratification, and students' social studies teaching self-efficacy beliefs. A total of 295 preservice elementary school teachers participated in the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Constructivism (Learning), Social Studies, Teaching Methods
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van Kessel, Cathryn – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Genocide education would benefit from a renewed focus on how ordinary people perpetuate atrocities more so than villains. Ordinary evil is often understood via Hannah Arendt's political theory, which explains how people can contribute thoughtlessly to genocide. This "banality of evil" explains an important aspect of human behavior,…
Descriptors: Death, Homicide, Social Influences, Behavior
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Newstreet, Carmen; Rackard, Jacqueline – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Study abroad is recognized as a means to teach global citizenship to students, but little empirical research exists to support the notion. This qualitative research study details how a large, urban, public high school implemented a study abroad program to enrich its Advanced Placement World History course. The diverse school collaborated with a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Advanced Placement
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Hollstein, Matthew S. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The Republic of South Korea is a nation that has seen dramatic changes in its economic and educational systems over the course of the last 50 years. These circumstances present unique views of citizenship and the roles that teachers and teacher educators play in this process. This study presents two case studies, one a classroom teacher and the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Educators, Geography Instruction
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Hollstein, Matthew S. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The Republic of South Korea is a nation that has seen dramatic changes in its economic and educational systems over the course of the last 50 years. These circumstances present unique views of citizenship and the roles that teachers and teacher educators play in this process. This study presents two case studies, one a classroom teacher and the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Geography Instruction, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Donnelly, Debra J. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Traditional privileging of the printed text has been considerably eroded by rapid technological advancement and in Australia, as elsewhere, many History teaching programs feature an array of multi-modal historical representations. Research suggests that engagement with the visual and multi-modal constructs has the potential to enrich the pedagogy…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Carroll, Kay – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Within Australia, globalization, contentious connections with Asia, and an increasing concern with sustainable development and intercultural education have created a new educational framework and curricula. The Australian Curriculum is the tangible, multidimensional, and pedagogic catalyst to deliver capable, creative, culturally aware,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Hidden Curriculum, Global Approach
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Gibbs, Lisa; Block, Karen; Ireton, Greg; Taunt, Emma – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The limited evidence regarding disaster-related environmental education programs for children indicates that these programs can increase disaster resilience and family preparedness activities, and reduce children's fear and anxiety. However, the literature lacks qualitative studies to provide insights into children's experiences of disaster…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Environmental Education, Emergency Programs, Resilience (Psychology)
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Bornstein, Lilach Naishtat; Naveh, Eyal – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
How can we bridge the emotional and cognitive study of Holocaust testimonies in Israel? Can empathy be used as a stepping stone to critical reflection? And how can teachers address the manipulative popular interpretation of these testimonies in Israel, which seemingly place them beyond critical reflection? We examine these questions through an…
Descriptors: Empathy, Teaching Methods, European History, Jews
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AbdulRaheem, Yusuf; Bello, Muhinat Bolanle; Odutayo, Adesegun Olayide – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The sociopolitical and economic structure of Nigeria is being threatened by youth incivility, while civic virtues in all spheres of life are gradually declining. This study examined the effects of the 5Es instructional strategy on the literacy scores of students in Civic Education. A research question was raised with the corresponding hypothesis.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation, Civics
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Hadley, Gregory R. L.; Young, David C. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
This article aims to explore how social studies teachers understand their role in the delivery of course content. Drawing on data from an interpretive study completed as part of a Master of Education degree, the article investigates how social studies teachers understand their personal ideology as it relates to their teaching, navigate the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Teacher Role, Masters Programs
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McCorkle, William David – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The contentious modern immigration debate in the United States is often void of historical context and thus filled with fallacious narratives. To confront this trend, social studies educators should place the issues of modern immigration within their proper historical framework. This paper looks at three primary themes educators can explore: the…
Descriptors: Immigration, Public Policy, Social Justice, Stranger Reactions
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