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Democracy and Social Justice Education in the Information Age

  • Angelo J.┬áLetizia

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Angelo J. Letizia
    Pages 1-30
  3. Angelo J. Letizia
    Pages 31-60
  4. Angelo J. Letizia
    Pages 61-78
  5. Angelo J. Letizia
    Pages 79-95
  6. Angelo J. Letizia
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  10. Angelo J. Letizia
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  11. Angelo J. Letizia
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 217-222

About this book

Introduction

This book presents educators with research-based strategies to promote civic education in their classrooms. Going beyond theory and measures of achievement, these methods focus on information location, evaluation and activation, dialogue in the classroom, understandings of discourse in popular culture and policymaking, and understanding the role of STEM disciplines in democracy. The author also furthers considerations of how the political process can provide meaning and new visions of justice in a globalized world, and advance student leadership and academic writing in the information age.  As the world faces unprecedented levels of poverty, wealth disparity, environmental destruction, and ethical questions regarding biotechnology, the United States needs knowledgeable citizens to effectively deal with these issues. Letizia provides teachers and teacher educators with the needed methods to foster these types of democratic considerations. 

Keywords

K-12 education sociology of education policy and politics democratic education philosophy of education

Authors and affiliations

  • Angelo J.┬áLetizia
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate EducationNewman UniversityWichitaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40769-2
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-40768-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-40769-2
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