Fostering Democratic Practices in the Classroom

An Ontological Model


Colleges and universities are being challenged to prepare students to become empowered leaders who know themselves as engaged, active participants in the creation of a future for society. Unfortunately some students are graduating from of our higher education institutions without having acquired the critical skills needed to navigate life with power. Some students are not getting sufficient opportunities for critical thinking, self-agency, and social action in the classroom.


Social Justice Critical Thinking Active Participant Internal Dialogue Ontological Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Elon UniversityUSA

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