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Educating citizens for democracy

Richard E. Gross

Educating citizens for democracy

curriculum and instruction in secondary social studies

by Richard E. Gross

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Richard E. Gross, Leslie D. Zeleny, and associates.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH62 .G77
    The Physical Object
    Pagination591p.
    Number of Pages591
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6244977M
    LC Control Number58005377
    OCLC/WorldCa266647

    democracy & education, no- 2 book review 2 looking for social and political justifi cations for renouncing the profi t- driven model this work urges them to critique. Chapter 3, “Educating Citizens: Th e Moral (and Anti- Moral) Emotions”, entails an analysis of the human condition from aAuthor: Laura A DeSisto.   There is a flourishing literature on citizenship education in China that is mostly unknown in the West. Liberal political theorists often assume that only in democracy should citizens be prepared for their future responsibilities, yet citizenship education in China has undergone a number of transformations as the political system has sought to cope with market reforms, globalization and Cited by:

    Get this from a library! Educating democratic citizens in troubled times: qualitative studies of current efforts. [Janet S Bixby; Judith L Pace;] -- "This book offers a groundbreaking examination of citizenship education programs that serve contemporary youth in schools and communities across the United States. These programs include social. This book consists of articles and papers written over a year period that examine issues, concepts, perspectives, and possibilities for educating citizens in a pluralistic democratic society. Part I (Chapters 1through 3), which includes an introductory essay written for this volume, describes the challenges and possibilities of educating students for citizenship in a pluralistic democratic Cited by:

    Rather than focusing on effectiveness or character to assess the quality of leaders in democracies, Tocqueville suggests that great democratic leaders are those who educate, elevate, and empower their fellow citizens; certain types of leadership enhance rather than diminish by: 6. Drawing on his new book, Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America, Neem reminds us why Americans developed public schools in the first place, and the important role they played in educating citizens and forging a nation. Should these purposes continue to guide our public schools?


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"Educating for Democracy offers a lucid and practical guide for universities to develop their students' capacities to become thoughtful and engaged citizens. Just as important, it shows that academic freedom and deliberation across differences are integral to democratic education.

This book Cited by: Educating Citizens is essential reading for all who believe that higher education can play a critical role in the health of American democracy by helping students become responsible citizens of the nation, the world and their own by: "Educating Citizens" makes the case that education for democratic citizenship is premised on a broad set of substantive values, ideals, and standards, some of which are connected to the academic enterprise itself (such as intellectual integrity, concern for truth, mutual respect, public discussion of contested ideas) and some of which are.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gross, Richard E. Educating citizens for democracy. New York, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Educating for dEmocracy pRovides compelling evidence about teaching stRategies that aRe effective in accomplishing a wide Range of student leaRning goals.

a practical book for educators Educating for Democracy is written for educators who want to help undergraduates become knowledgeable. Westheimer, J. & Kahne, J. What Kind of Citizen. The Politics of Educating for Democracy The Participatory Citizen Other educators see good citizens as those who actively participate in the civic affairs and the social life of the community at local, state, and national levels.

We call this kind of citizen the participatory citizen. Proponents. Educating the “Good” Citizen: Political Choices and Pedagogical Goals At the level of rhetoric, most educators, policymakers, and citizens agree that devel-oping students’ capacities and commitments for effective and democratic citizenship is important.

When we get specific about what democracy requires and about what kind ofCited by: What questions or concerns do you think students, faculty, and staff on your campus may have about the kind of education endorsed by "Educating Citizens" and the American Democracy Project.

For example, some people worry that these goals detract from a focus on academic learning. One would assume that educating citizens relative to the regime means educating them in accordance with the underlying principles of that regime for example, educating democratic citizens to value equality on the basis of number rather than merit, or educating oligarchic citizens to value equality on the basis of wealth rather than number.

Citizen Democracy provides a series of compelling stories which will motivate students to think about their potential as active citizens in a vibrant democracy. With the growing threat of cynicism, it is important to reinvigorate each new generation so they can play their role in maintaining the American experiment in self government/5.

The narrative of historical progress conjures the hoped-for but ultimately elusive postwar reality, wherein young citizens ostensibly inherited a peaceful and pluricultural democracy where all people are equal.

Importantly, this imagined future requires looking forward toward shared goals, rather than backwards at shared suffering. Educating a Democracy from Boston Review. The intellectual demands of the 21st century, as well as the demands of democratic life, are best met by preserving plural definitions of a good education.

Developing these habits can help our budding citizens fulfill their role responsibilities. I complete the cycle for sustaining democracy via education by describing improved citizenship education, including habits of democracy teachable within our schools, where we develop citizens through democracy and our.

Some 25 percent of millennials said it is “unimportant,” that in a democracy, people should “choose their leaders in free elections.” Among U.S. citizens of all ages, the proportion who said it would be “fairly good” or “very good” for the “army to rule,” has risen from one in sixteen into one in six today.

47 Likewise, a June survey by the Public Religion. The book reveals the constants of motives, policies, recommendations and practices in this field and the variables determined by political, social and economic circumstances, which in turn.

Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines For a democracy to function effectively, its citizens must participate. Furthermore, these same citizens must deliberate effectively, engage with one another, and arrive at workable compromises.

Although these skills are critical for a vibrant society, the means to learn and develop them is lacking in American education today. Updated Aug The following documents supplement the book, Educating for Democracy: Preparing Undergraduates for Responsible Political Engagement, which is based on findings from the Carnegie Foundation's Political Engagement Project (PEP).

Most of the documents illustrate approaches used by faculty members from a number of colleges and universities to promote the political. A book based on this study, Educating for Democracy: Preparing Undergraduates for Responsible Political Engagement, will be published by Jossey-Bass in November.

Educating for Democracy. by Anne Colby. Young people in the United States today are much more likely to be involved in volunteer work of an apolitical sort than in politics. In this second edition of Educating Citizens in a Multicultural Society— which includes three new chapters—Banks argues that an effective citizenship education helps students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values needed to function effectively within their cultural communities, nation states, regions, and the global community.

It also helps students to acquire cosmopolitan. Educating for democracy 10 EDC/HRE emphasises the active role of students as young citizens, insisting that they need to know and understand their human rights, but also appreciate them, and through training in class and practical experience in school life feel confident to exercise them.

In. A few years later, the other of us -- Tom -- and his co-authors were researching and writing their book, Educating for Democracy: Preparing Undergraduates for Responsible Political Engagement.

They examined 20 programs and courses, ranging from a two-year program to individual courses, that all had the goal of education for political engagement.Let’s Talk Democracy is a grassroots, non-partisan organization dedicated to educating people about our government, encouraging dialogue about the basic foundations of our democracy, and empowering citizens of Forest Hills, Queens and beyond to make their voices heard.“Read carefully and critically, the nine studies offer a treasure trove of best democratic practices to address the needs of 21st century citizens Educating Democratic Citizens in Troubled Times is a must-read for social studies educators because it reminds us that good citizenship is much more than voting.”.