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Author Niemi, Richard G.

Title Civic education : what makes students learn / Richard G. Niemi and Jane Junn.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  320.4071 N672C    Check Shelf
Description x, 204 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Civic education and students' knowledge -- What high school students know (and don't know) about civics -- How students learn about government : the exposure-selection model -- Exposure to learning : civic instruction -- Selection and retention -- What makes students learn -- The future of civic education -- Design of the 1988 NAEP civics assessment -- Public-release questions from the 1988 NAEP civics assessment -- Standard errors for chapters 2, 4, and 5 -- Student background questionnaire from the 1988 NAEP civics assessment -- Coding and distribution of variables used in the multivariate analysis and supplementary regression results.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-200) and index.
Subject Political science -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Civics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Added Author Junn, Jane.
ISBN 0300072473 alkaline paper
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