Teaching for Democracy and the "Global Citizen" in Canadian Social Studies

By Kurt Clausen and Lynn Lemisko.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Presenters will offer an overview of Canadian perspectives of global citizenship as seen in recent scholarship and in social studies curricula across the country.

Keywords: citizenship education, globalization, curriculum development, social studies

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 5, pp.323-332. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 856.509KB).

Dr. Kurt Clausen

Dr Clausen is chair of graduate studies at Nipissing University, and teaches curriculum studies at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His doctoral work at the University of Ottawa focused on the various manifestations of curriculum integration in the official Ontario curriculum documents and in various schools across the province. Both he and Dr Lemisko are currently engaged in a country-wide project to compare the underlying orientations, implementation and teaching methodologies of social studies curricula.

Dr. Lynn Lemisko

Dr Lemisko is an assistant professor of curriculum studies at the University of Saskatchewan. She teaches social studies methods at the undergraduate level and curriculum issues at the graduate level. Her doctoral work at the University of Calgary focused on revealing the presuppositions that lay behind educational/curricular reform in Alberta between 1905 and 1955.

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