Educating for Democracy

Educating for Democracy

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Educating for Democracy reports the results of the Political Engagement Project, a study of educational practices at the college level that prepare students for responsible democratic participation. In this book, coauthors Anne Colby, Elizabeth Beaumont, Thomas Ehrlich, and Josh Corngold show that education for political development can increase studentsa€™ political understanding, skill, motivation, and involvement while contributing to many aspects of general academic learning.They also fear that formal assessment of the more personal types of reflection would discourage candor in the studentsa#39; responses. ... Reflection essay papers, such as those that centrally address substantive issues in the readings and lectures and integrate these with ... Learn from the Reflections For most faculty, structured reflection is not only a teaching strategy that supports many aspects of studentanbsp;...

Title:Educating for Democracy
Author:Anne Colby, Elizabeth Beaumont, Thomas Ehrlich, Josh Corngold
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-01-06


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