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The Penn Democracy Project: What Has Been Learned About Democratic and Civic Education from Surveys of Penn Undergraduates?


Henry Teune


University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science

Vikram Vish


University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School


APSA 2010 Teaching & Learning Conference Paper

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This is a report on research conducted at the University of Pennsylvania from 2004-2009 under the name, Penn Democracy Project, by undergraduate students enrolled in a political science department research seminar, PS. 291 Citizenship and Democratic Political Development. A student survey is at the core of what is done in the seminar to assess changing concepts of democracy and values and practices of democratic citizenship among undergraduates. This is a presentation focused on a limited number of Penn programs to further civic education through services learning and West Philadelphia
voluntary engagements of undergraduates.

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Date posted: February 6, 2010  

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Teune, Henry and Vish, Vikram, The Penn Democracy Project: What Has Been Learned About Democratic and Civic Education from Surveys of Penn Undergraduates?. APSA 2010 Teaching & Learning Conference Paper. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1548594

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Henry Teune (Contact Author)
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
211 Stiteler Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States
Vikram Vish
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School ( email )
3641 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365
United States
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