Global history taught as a basic building block promoting tolerance, understanding, & diminishing ethnocentrism, among nations and cultures by presenting original sources and issues as 'mysteries' solved through shared discovery.
Learn how simulations promote democracy education. Participants will role-play countries in a simulation of the UN Democracy Fund, debating how to best promote grassroots democracy initiatives in the Near East.
In 2012, 15 students spent two months on a State Department-funded study abroad project in Ethiopia learning about history, cultures and language. The presentation will describe this experience with educators.
This International Studies Programme combines character education and service learning in a unique global classroom. West Island College Students travel around the world learning about sustainable development through service learning.
This paper discusses the challenges and dilemmas of democratizing schools from a practical and philosophical perspectives.It suggests a possible balance between the demands and needs of students, teachers, and society.
In this ethnographic study I examined the perspectives and understandings of civic teachers, policy makers, community members, about the implementation of community-based curriculum in one Arab city in Israel.
A university curriculum to help students negotiate conflicting ethical concerns in personal, professional, and civiic life is presented, and attendees consider how ethical decision making can strengthen democracy education.