This website is meant to serve as a companion to the volumes Teaching Civic Engagement: From Student to Active Citizen and Teaching Civic Engagement across the Disciplines. Here visitors will find examples of how the authors included methods of teaching active citizenship into their curriculum and will be able to reference such items as sample syllabi, class projects, and assessments. Read More.
Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines is the result of collaborative work by scholars hailing from multiple disciplines, fields, and careers. Thirty-eight authors—political scientists, educators, and students—have joined to produce this truly interdisciplinary work. Read their stories in the About the Authors page. Note: More bios and pictures are pending as we recognize all the important contributors to the book. Read more.
Teaching Civic Engagement: From Student to Active Citizen provides an exploration of key theoretical discussions, innovative ideas, and best practices in educating citizens in the 21st century. Edited by Alison Rios Millett McCartney, Elizabeth A. Bennion, and Dick Simpson, this book addresses theoretical debates over the place of civic engagement education in political science. Read More.
Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines—edited by Elizabeth C. Matto, Alison Rios Millet McCartney, Elizabeth A. Bennion, and Dick Simpson— builds upon Teaching Civic Engagement: From Student to Active Citizen (2013) by making significant steps forward in the scholarship of civic engagement education for all disciplines. Read More.
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.