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Ahmad, Iftikhar – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
The disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991 was a major global historical event of the 20th century that permanently changed the destiny of hundreds of millions of people around the world. It was not a revolution. It was not a transition to democracy. It was not a struggle for decolonization. No one expected a world power like the Soviet Union…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Social Change, World History, Modern History
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McGrew, Chris N.; Miller, Christle; Conant, John L.; Huber, Sandy – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
The authors argue that the narrowing of the K-12 curriculum in the past twenty years has changed the relationship between K-12 schoolteachers and the community. Using an ecological perspective as the theoretical lens, the article describes these changes as well as an effort by an economic development organization in Indiana to help rebuild those…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Economic Development, Economics Education, Community Education
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Maguth, Brad M.; Yang, Huiyong – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
Existing research in global and social studies education has focused on methods, tools, and instruments to impart dispositions and skills for global learning, with little research pertaining to key global content knowledge. In this manuscript, the authors consider the use of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a prospective global…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Sustainable Development, Objectives, Social Studies
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Doppen, Frans H.; Shahri, Bahman – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
This study draws on narratives submitted between summer 2008 -- summer 2018 by 78 student teachers across all grade bands [K-12] and content areas (Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics) who completed three months of student teaching in an overseas country through the Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching (COST) during their final…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Teachers, Student Teaching, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Ogheneakoke, Clifford Edore; Obro, Sunday; Benike, Joseph – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
This study investigated the effect of simulation game instructional strategy on academic performance of students in secondary school Social Studies. The quasi-experimental design was employed. One hundred and sixteen (116) Upper basic 2 students from six schools constituted the study sample. 50-items multiple-choice Social Studies Achievement test…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Computer Simulation, Educational Strategies
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Sharp, Heather; Innes, Melanie – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
Australia's involvement in World War I, currently in its centenary years of commemoration, continues to capture the public's imagination in a way that arguably surpasses all other historical events in Australia's history. This is particularly in terms of popular culture representations such as advertising, film, and television; children's…
Descriptors: High School Students, War, History Instruction, Popular Culture
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Cude, Michelle Dawn; Kisirkoi, Florence – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
How do we equip future teachers to create a more sustainable world? This study follows one teacher educator from the US seeking to bring change and support new pedagogical ideologies within Kenya. The research question is, Can one class on transformative teacher education make a difference in training future teachers?
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Social Change, Sustainable Development
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Makaiau, Amber Strong; Tanaka, Noboru – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Two international social studies teacher educators and researchers (from Japan and the USA) use qualitative methods to systematically examine the impact of the philosophy for children Hawai'i (p4cHI) approach to deliberative pedagogy on social studies teaching and learning in two countries. The study's participants are two secondary level social…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Citizenship Education, Global Education, Foreign Countries
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Worku, Mulugeta Yayeh – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study was to understand the perceptions of Ethiopian students and school practitioners as to whose responsibility it is to foster good citizenship. To achieve this purpose, a descriptive survey design was used. Through different sampling techniques, 42 Civic and Ethical Education teachers, 410 students, 157 non-Civic and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Citizenship Education
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Dündar, Sahin – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
This study aimed to investigate relations between perceived constructivist learning environments in a social studies teaching course in consideration of attitudes toward the course, academic delay of gratification, and students' social studies teaching self-efficacy beliefs. A total of 295 preservice elementary school teachers participated in the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Constructivism (Learning), Social Studies, Teaching Methods
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van Kessel, Cathryn – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Genocide education would benefit from a renewed focus on how ordinary people perpetuate atrocities more so than villains. Ordinary evil is often understood via Hannah Arendt's political theory, which explains how people can contribute thoughtlessly to genocide. This "banality of evil" explains an important aspect of human behavior,…
Descriptors: Death, Homicide, Social Influences, Behavior
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Newstreet, Carmen; Rackard, Jacqueline – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Study abroad is recognized as a means to teach global citizenship to students, but little empirical research exists to support the notion. This qualitative research study details how a large, urban, public high school implemented a study abroad program to enrich its Advanced Placement World History course. The diverse school collaborated with a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Advanced Placement
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Hollstein, Matthew S. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The Republic of South Korea is a nation that has seen dramatic changes in its economic and educational systems over the course of the last 50 years. These circumstances present unique views of citizenship and the roles that teachers and teacher educators play in this process. This study presents two case studies, one a classroom teacher and the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Educators, Geography Instruction
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Hollstein, Matthew S. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The Republic of South Korea is a nation that has seen dramatic changes in its economic and educational systems over the course of the last 50 years. These circumstances present unique views of citizenship and the roles that teachers and teacher educators play in this process. This study presents two case studies, one a classroom teacher and the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Geography Instruction, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Donnelly, Debra J. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Traditional privileging of the printed text has been considerably eroded by rapid technological advancement and in Australia, as elsewhere, many History teaching programs feature an array of multi-modal historical representations. Research suggests that engagement with the visual and multi-modal constructs has the potential to enrich the pedagogy…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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