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Assessment of Active Learning  

Kay Gibson and Carolyn M. Shaw

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Jun 2011
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Dec 2017
With the shift in learning objectives that were more focused on the development of skills and processes, new assessment techniques were required to be developed to determine the ... More

Civic Engagement  

Lynn M. Kuzma

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
There is a body of evidence that suggests that young Americans are disengaged from communal life. Since the late 1980s, college students have been described as materialistic, ... More

Computer-Mediated Communication Technology and Cross-National Learning  

Derrick L. Cogburn

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
With the advent of globalization, the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for socioeconomic development are changing rapidly and dramatically. These skills include the need to better ... More

Computer Simulations in the Classroom  

Andrew Blum

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Computer simulations can be defined in three categories: computational modeling simulations, human-computer simulations, and computer-mediated simulations. These categories of simulations ... More

Cooperative Learning in International Relations  

Steven L. Lamy

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Cooperative learning is a means of providing opportunities for students to work together in an effort to accomplish an assigned intellectual task. There are different types of cooperative ... More

Designing and Using Simulations and Role-Play Exercises  

Carolyn M. Shaw

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Simulations and role-play exercises have been used in the international studies classroom for over fifty years, producing a considerable body of literature devoted to their study and ... More

Experiential Learning and Learning Styles  

Eric Cox

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The intellectual foundation of modern experiential learning theory owes much of its roots to John Dewey’s educational philosophy. In his seminal 1916 work, Democracy and Education: An ... More

Gender in the Classroom  

Kathleen Staudt

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Although the study of women and gender flourished at intersection of comparative politics (CP) and international relations (IR), mostly international political economy (IPE) and ... More

Human Rights Education  

Anja Mihr

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Human rights education (HRE) is a set of educational and pedagogical learning methods aimed at informing people and training them in their human rights. The earliest foundation of HRE is ... More

Incorporating Women into International Studies: Working Their Way In  

Meredith Reid Sarkees and Marijke Breuning

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Women are underrepresented in the discipline of international studies, though the field has seen a sizeable influx of female professionals only within the last 30 years. As the percentage ... More

Interdisciplinarity: Its Meaning and Consequences  

Raymond C. Miller

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Interdisciplinarity is an analytically reflective study of the methodological, theoretical, and institutional implications of implementing interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and ... More

Measuring “Success” for Women in International Studies in Academic Settings  

Vicki L. Golich

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Success is not easy to define or measure. In the academic field, traditional indicators of success include level of educational attainment, type and place of employment, tenure status, ... More

Model UN and Model EU Programs  

Gretchen J. Van Dyke

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The United Nations and the European Union are extraordinarily complex institutions that pose considerable challenges for international studies faculty who work to expose their students to ... More

Organizing Strategies for Advancing Women in International Studies  

Mary K. Meyer McAleese and Susan S. Northcutt

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The interdisciplinary field of international studies has traditionally been a male-dominated field. Indeed, the field of international relations, both theory and practice, has been argued ... More

Pedagogy and Foreign Policy Analysis  

Marijke Breuning

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Pedagogical objectives and educational outcomes play a significant role in foreign policy analysis. The actor-centered approach of foreign policy analysis gives students the unique ... More

The Role of Geographic Education in International Studies  

Fred Shelley

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Geography has been a formal academic discipline in the United States since the early twentieth century. During the first six or so decades of this period, geographic education was ... More

The State of the Active Teaching and Learning Literature  

Jeffrey S. Lantis, Kent J. Kille, and Matthew Krain

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Pedagogy
Active teaching involves the use of instructional techniques designed for meaningful student engagement in the discovery of knowledge. It involves collaboration— a commitment on the part ... More

Teaching About the Global Political Economy  

Kimberly A. Weir and Vicki L. Golich

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Pedagogy is the discipline that deals with the theory and practice of teaching. Pedagogy informs teaching strategies, teacher actions, and teacher judgments and decisions by taking into ... More

Teaching Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Studies  

Craig Douglas Albert and Mary Frances Rosett Lebamoff

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
A review of syllabi from members of the ethnicity, nationalism, and migration studies (ENMS) section of the International Studies Association shows that “teaching ethnic conflict” covers ... More

Teaching Global Development Studies  

Michael Kuchinsky

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Several resources are available for teaching global development. Textbooks, for instance, often follow models reminiscent of comparative politics textbooks. In them, space is accorded to ... More

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