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Roundtable #4: New Dialogues on Civic Education

Thu Nov 29 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Grand Ballroom B, Ballroom Level, East Tower

Thomas Lucey, Illinois State University

Dewey and disability: Extending the conception of citizenship

Discussant:Thomas Lucey, Illinois State University

There is need of more philosophical reflection focused on extending common conceptions of citizenship. In this paper, I argue that in a Deweyan pluralistic, participatory, and communicative democracy, all students, especially students with disabilities, have the capacity to be active participants in their educational pursuits.
Ricky Mullins, Virginia Tech


World History's Civic Purpose: An Investigation into Global Citizenship Discourse and World History's Place in Civic Education


This conceptual paper considers the intersections between civic education and world history, assessing how global citizenship discursive lenses may reinforce or undermine desired disciplinary purposes. Drawing on components of history education, world history, and global citizenship education scholarship, this paper investigates how world history can contribute to meaningful civic education.
Carly Muetterties, University of Kentucky


Individuality as Intersectionality: How Cuban Pre-Service Social Studies Teachers and Teacher Educators Reconcile Official Civic Norms


This paper investigates Cuban social studies teacher educator and pre-service teacher views on good citizenship. It draws upon the influences of lo informal (informality) and generational change to show how pre-service teachers mitigate their competing responsibilities to state-sponsored citizenship norms against expanded definitions of what it means to be Cuban.
Jenny Dawley-Carr, Northeastern Illinois University


Teaching and Learning Culturally and Linguistically Relevant Citizenship Education for Late Arrival Newcomer Students


This paper examines the pedagogical applications of culturally and linguistically relevant citizenship education (CLRCE) for late arrival newcomer students. The implemented pedagogies offe