Adolescent Political Behavior: Towards Increased Validity and Reliability of Measures
Citizenship education in American schools and its role in developing civic engagement: a review of the research
- Sociology, Education
Few studies provide an overview of citizenship education from the primary to secondary grade levels in American schools. Citizenship education consists of specific teaching practices designed to…
Teaching urban youth about controversial issues: Pathways to becoming active and informed citizens
Although American schools are required to meet civic education goals of preparing students to become active and informed citizens, high-quality civic opportunities (e.g. service learning and…
The influence of classroom openness and citizenship efficacy on adolescents' civic behaviour: The Hong Kong case
In recent years, Hong Kong has actively participated in such international research projects as the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2009 (ICCS 2009), organised by the…
Civic Education and Democratic Capacity: How Do Teachers Teach and What Works?
- Sociology, Education
Using a survey of American students, principals, and teachers, we examine the varied instructional methods being employed by social studies teachers in ninth grade classrooms across the country to…
Does Knowledge of Constitutional Principles Increase Support for Civil Liberties? Results from a Randomized Field Experiment
For decades, scholars have argued that education causes greater support for civil liberties by increasing students’ exposure to political knowledge and constitutional norms, such as due process and…
Sense-of-belonging in high school : exploring the effects of satisfaction with social and structural aspects of school climate in three diverse schools.
Schools as Incubators of Democratic Participation: Building Long-Term Political Efficacy with Civic Education
Despite a growing consensus that civic education is an important aspect of political socialization, little research has prospectively examined how gains made during civics courses are maintained…
Editorial: Best Practice Performances of Model Curricula (Lehrkunst) and Lesson Study - Two Concepts and a Joint Venture in the Field of Subject Didactics?
The touchstone of school development is the quality of everyday lessons. Japanese teachers claim, for example: "You can improve yourself each day a little bit". It is exactly this idea that the…