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Emery, Jennifer Kelkres; Howard, Alison; Evans, Jocelyn – Journal of Political Science Education, 2014
Student exit polling has demonstrated value in the classroom (Berry and Robinson 2012; Evans and Lagergren 2007; Lelieveldt and Rossen 2009), but faculty typically operate these polls in isolation. When faculty collaborate, however, students gain additional benefits from the experience. Collaboration provides a geographically diverse "student…
Descriptors: Political Science, Surveys, Elections, Voting
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Doherty, Leanne – Journal of Political Science Education, 2011
Many women are considered viable candidates to hold political office but choose not to run for various reasons. One of those reasons is that they do not see the characteristics in themselves that they determine necessary to be a successful politician. For the past five years, the Intern Fellowship Program at Simmons College has matched young women…
Descriptors: Political Candidates, Females, Self Concept, Internship Programs
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Jenkins, Shannon – Journal of Political Science Education, 2008
Despite evidence that service-learning projects can have positive effects on students' learning and civic engagement, such projects are not yet widely utilized in political science. This seems to be driven, in part, by the concern that service-learning projects may politicize students. In my Urban Politics and Policy class, I implemented a…
Descriptors: Political Science, Service Learning, Master Plans, Urban Areas
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Schmidt, Steffen – Journal of Political Science Education, 2005
Although Terminal C at Logan airport does not look like a classroom, for about fifty minutes on this author's way back from Boston it was for him. Like many public spaces, Logan now has a very robust Wi-Fi wireless network and this enabled him to take advantage of a departure delay to "teach" his class. In 1970 when the author started…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Distance Education, Air Transportation, Educational Technology