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Resource of the Week: Public Policy Project

Public Policy Project by Josue Franco Inspiring publicly spirited and scholarly minded students means utilizing our knowledge of political ideals, institutions, and behaviors, and exploring the lifecycle of public policies – their formation, effectuation, and […]

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The Continuing Significance of History: An Active-Learning Simulation to Teach About the Origins of Racial Inequality

The Continuing Significance of History: An Active-Learning Simulation to Teach About the Origins of Racial Inequality by Vanessa Stout, Trinity College, Dublin, Kelsy Kretschmer & Christopher Stout, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale We propose that instructors […]

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Resource of the Week: Eurozone Crisis Policy Roundtable Simulation

Eurozone Crisis Policy Roundtable Simulation by William Winecoff This exercise asks students to simulate the negotiation process of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis of 2010-2012. Students represent different countries and institutions involved in the crisis […]

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Teaching Community Organizing and the Practice of Democracy

Teaching Community Organizing and the Practice of Democracy by Jyl Josephson, Rutgers University–Newark This article builds on the political science literature on the pedagogy of civic engagement by discussing a recent pedagogical experiment that treats […]

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Teaching Introduction to American Government/Politics: What We Learn from the Visual Images in Textbooks

Teaching Introduction to American Government/Politics: What We Learn from the Visual Images in Textbooks by Marcus D. Allen, Wheaton College & Sherri L. Wallace, University of Louisville Political science students learn the fundamental principles and […]