The Civic Education volume
is designed specifically for language teachers who are turning toward
content-based instruction to promote content learning and language learning
in their classes. Through the exploration of topics related to civic
education, language teachers can help their students master English
and simultaneously become more knowledgeable citizens of the world.
The combination of improved language skills and increased knowledge
can enhance students' studies, work, and ability to become more active
and conscientious participants in their communities.
primary author for this volume is Dr. Fredricka Stoller.
Fredricka L. Stoller is Associate
Professor of English at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona,
where she teaches in the Teaching Englishas a Second Language (TESL)
and Applied Linguistics graduate programs. Her professional interests
include content-based instruction, languageteaching methodology, curriculum
design, materials development, and program administration. She has published
numerous articles in the English Teaching Forum and has published in
the TESOL Journal, Applied Linguistics, and Applied Language Learning.
She co-edited a volume entitled A Handbook for Language Program Administrators
(with Alta Book Center) and co-authored a reading text for developing
readers entitled Javier Arrives in the US (Prentice Hall Regents).
She has trained EFL teachers and
language program administrators in many parts of the world including
Bolivia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Panama,
Poland, Slokavia, and Tunisia. She is an active member of international
TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages).
Civic Education Volume
Chapter 3: Individual
Freedoms: Freedom of the Press
Chapter 4: Individual
Responsibilities and Citizenship
Chapter 5: Responsibilities
of the Government
Chapter 6: Rules
Chapter 7: Societal
Dilemmas: Finding a Balance
Chapter 8: Societal
Dilemmas: Gains Versus Losses
Chapter 9: Cultural
Chapter 10: Building
a Civil Society: Breaking Down Stereotypes
Note: As chapters go online,
we will include the date and a link to the chapter.
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