Journals

When are Students Ready for Research Methods? A Curriculum Mapping Argument for the Political Science Major

When are Students Ready for Research Methods? A Curriculum Mapping Argument for the Political Science Major By Matthew L. Bergbower, Indiana State University For many political science programs, research methods courses are a fundamental component […]

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Do Project Pedagogies Make a Difference?

Do Project Pedagogies Make a Difference? by James Simeone, Illinois Wesleyan University & Greg M. Shaw, Illinois Wesleyan University Community-based action research (CBAR) encourages students to view internships and other civic-engagement opportunities as the first steps in […]

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Does Reacting to the Past Increase Student Engagement? An Empirical Evaluation of the Use of Historical Simulations

Does Reacting to the Past Increase Student Engagement? An Empirical Evaluation of the Use of Historical Simulations in Teaching Political Theory by Matthew C. Weidenfeld, Elon University & Kenneth E. Fernandez, Elon University Within the teaching of […]

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The Effect of Political Science Education on Political Trust and Interest: Results from a 5-year Panel Study

The Effect of Political Science Education on Political Trust and Interest: Results from a 5-year Panel Study by Ellen Claes, University of Leuven &  Marc Hooghe, University of Leuven Citizenship education has evolved substantially in recent decades, with […]

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to “Democracy in America”

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to “Democracy in America” by Craig Douglas Albert, Augusta University One of the most challenging issues any instructor of political philosophy faces is how to get college students interested and engaged in […]