Critical Literacy Initiatives for Civic Engagement

Critical Literacy Initiatives for Civic Engagement

Angela M. Cartwright (Midwestern State University, USA) and Emily K. Reeves (Midwestern State University, USA)
Projected Release Date: February, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 300
ISBN13: 9781522580829|ISBN10: 1522580824|EISBN13: 9781522580836|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8082-9

Description

Civics and citizenship focus on providing students with the disposition and tools to effectively engage with their government. Critical literacy is necessary for responsible citizenship in a world where the quantity of information overwhelms quality information and misinformation is prevalent.

Critical Literacy Initiatives for Civic Engagement is an essential reference source that discusses the intersection of critical literacy and citizenship and provides practical ways for educators to encourage responsible citizenship in their classrooms. Featuring research on topics such as language learning, school governance, and digital platforms, this book is ideally designed for professionals, teachers, administrators, academicians, and researchers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Civic Engagement
  • Digital Platforms
  • Guidance Counselling
  • Language Learning
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • School Governance
  • School-Community Partnerships
  • Science
  • Visual Arts

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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