We are pleased to announce that Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines is now available for free in electronic format and for sale in paperback from Amazon! Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines evaluates the goals, challenges and rewards of integrating civic education into the curriculum, highlighting best practices across disciplines and campuses. Editors Elizabeth C. Matto, Alison Rios Millett McCartney, Elizabeth A. Bennion and Dick Simpson have gathered a diverse group of 38 contributors who approach civic engagement education from many perspectives to deliver a text that will be a resource for any educator.
Download and read the book here.
Listen to web conference hosted by AASCU’s American Democracy Project here.
Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines has received a number of endorsements from scholars, educators, and administrators throughout the country. Not only are the editors honored by these thoughtful responses to the book, but they also are excited about the book’s coming release. Check back for more endorsements as the book is received.
Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines has nearly hit the press! The editors have assembled an exciting team of contributors who have written on a broad range of topics. The book—comprised of 3 sections and 23 chapters—abounds with insight, research, and guidance about civic engagement, service-learning, assessment, and so much more. Take a look at the chapter titles and authors here.
Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines is the result of collaborative work by scholars hailing from multiple disciplines, fields, and careers. Thirty-four authors—political scientists, educators, and students—have joined to produce this truly interdisciplinary work. Read their stories in the About the Authors page.
APSA is proud to release the cover for Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines. This is a tangible step that increases anticipation as the book nears completion. The cover features aesthetic similarities to the earlier book, Teaching Civic Engagement: From Student to Active Citizen, showing a group of students engaging together.
APSA joins editors Elizabeth C. Matto, Alison Rios Millett McCartney, Elizabeth A. Bennion, and Dick Simpson in anticipating this important, timely book.
Welcome to the web resource for Teaching Civic Engagement. We look forward to uploading helpful content to this website for instructors who wish to instill the values of civic engagement in their students.