Political Science Educator

Using Work-Study Internships to Promote Civic Education & Student Leadership Development

November 20, 2020

Elizabeth A. Bennion, Indiana University South Bend, ebennion@iusb.edu


This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Spring 2020 issue.


As American Democracy Project Director at Indiana University South Bend, I plan dozens of events and engage hundreds …

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Using Elections to Teach Civic Engagement

November 20, 2020

TM. Sell, Highline College, tmsell@highline.edu


 This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Fall 2020 series.  


Every fall, I build parts of my political science classes around the elections. That may seem obvious, but I believe it …

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Breaking it Down: Writing a Doctoral Dissertation Prospectus

November 20, 2020

Susan E. Baer, Contributing Faculty Member, School of Public Policy and Administration, Walden University, susan.baer@waldenu.edu


 This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Fall 2020 series.  


I teach and mentor doctoral students who are writing qualitative dissertations …

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Should Political Science Professors Remain Non-partisan in the Classroom?

November 20, 2020

Mark Carl Rom, Associate Professor of Government and Public Policy, Georgetown University, romm@georgetown.edu


 This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Fall 2020 series.  


There is never a dull time to teach courses on American politics, but …

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Rethinking the Role of the University in Promoting Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement

November 20, 2020

Elizabeth A. Bennion, Indiana University South Bend, ebennion@iusb.edu


This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Fall 2020 issue. 


As a political scientist, and teacher-scholar, I am eager to use my research and teaching skills to equip …

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Political Science Educator: Fall 2020, vol. 24, issue 2

November 20, 2020

APSA’s Political Science Education section’s newsletter.

Table of Contents

Information

Message from Section President

Terry Gilmour

The Teacher-Scholar Column

Rethinking the Role of the University in Promoting Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement

Elizabeth A. Bennion, Ph.D.

Community College Voices

Using

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Message from Section President

November 20, 2020

Terry Gilmour, Midland College, tgilmour@midland.edu


This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Fall 2020 series.


Dear Section:

My last update was right before the Teaching and Learning Conference in Albuquerque in February of this year.  Wow!  …

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Changes to the Journal of Political Science Education

October 23, 2020

Victor Asal, State University of New York, Albany


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Winter 2017 issue.


I am writing to you as the new editor in chief of the Journal of Political Science Education (JPSE). …

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The Writer’s Workshop: A Solution for Better Writing and Learning

October 19, 2020

Adam Irish University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Spring 2012 edition.


My first experiences teaching students to write occurred during a two‐year stint as a Teach For America (TFA) teacher in Las …

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Political Theory, Museum Studies, and Pedagogy

October 19, 2020

Ellen Grigsby – University of New Mexico


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Spring 2011 issue.  


Political theory instructors seeking to emphasize close textual analysis may find it challenging to teach in such a manner as to …

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