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Deejay, Aleks; Rublee, Maria Rost; Zech, Steven T. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2019
This article details a role-playing "citizenship simulation" used in a large graduate seminar offered by the Masters of International Relations (IR) faculty at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. While recognizing the need for a more systematic analysis of the relationship between class size and active learning strategies, this…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Role Playing, Citizenship Education, Large Group Instruction
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Ekström, Linda; Lundholm, Cecilia – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
A review of research into teaching and learning in political science education concludes that this literature emphasizes student outcomes and "show and tell" descriptions of pedagogical interventions (Craig 2014). The present study instead aims to open the "black box" of conceptual learning in political science, illustrating…
Descriptors: Political Science, Scientific Concepts, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes
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Levin-Banchik, Luba – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
This study examines the effectiveness of teaching with simulations, compared to active learning without simulations. It utilizes an anonymous extra-credit pop quiz on four topics, each taught with a different method: (1) simulation and in-class debriefing; (2) simulation only; (3) in-class discussions with an accompanying research essay; and (4)…
Descriptors: Simulation, Instructional Effectiveness, Active Learning, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Barr, Matthew; Jackson, Louise H. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
Understanding student transition into higher education is an important aspect of module design, linking content, delivery, and assessment with a student's prior educational experience and knowledge bases. However, reflections on how modules designed choices are, generally, not widely disseminated. Here, we document the reflections of a junior…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Political Science, College Freshmen, Case Studies
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Ben-Yehuda, Hemda; Zohar, Guy – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
This research offers innovative ways to study fanaticism in higher education. It builds on simulations of regional crises to test four expectations and discusses their implications. The first, on the benefits of experimental learning, is supported: participants identify with their actors and show little empathy to rivals, indicating they learn the…
Descriptors: Simulation, Teaching Methods, Political Science, Conflict Resolution
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Mouritzen, Poul Erik – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
During four intensive summer weeks, 28 students were exposed to the daily life of top political leaders (ministers and city mayors), acting as their political advisors. Real-life assignments were planned in cooperation with liaisons from the personal offices of these political leaders. The cases brought the hectic, complicated and uncertain life…
Descriptors: Politics, Leaders, Political Affiliation, Foreign Countries