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Pinning Down the Constitution: An Interactive Way to Teach Congress's Power, Federalism, and Constitutional Interpretation

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
College of the Redwoods
Downloads 609
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MOOCs and Community College Distance Education

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Antelope Valley College
Downloads 442
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Training Future Political Scientists: Reflections from an Undergraduate Research Methods Course

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University and McDaniel College
Downloads 298
4.

Where's the Diplomacy in Diplomacy? Using a Classic Board Game to Teach Introduction to International Relations

Political Science and Politics Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, 2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Muskingum College
Downloads 263
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Using Online Facebook Study Groups as a Pedagogical Tool for Political Science Courses

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Barbara and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Downloads 238
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War Games: Comparative and IR Theory Simulations

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of New Hampshire
Downloads 219
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Preparing Students for Global Citizenship: Role Play as a Pedagogical Tool

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Xavier University of Louisiana
Downloads 198
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Teaching Diplomacy by Other Means: Using an Outside-of-Class Simulation to Teach International Relations Theory

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
Baylor University and University of Southern California
Downloads 177
9.

Improving Political Theory Comprehension and Connections with Blended Learning

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Metropolitan State University
Downloads 167
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One Man's Freedom Fighter on Film is Another Man's Terrorist During the Classroom Discussion: The Advantages and Unintended Consequences of Using Film to Teach Terrorism

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Downloads 166
11.

Teaching with Simcity: Using Computer Games to Construct Dynamic Governance Simulations

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg
Downloads 155
12.

Writing Better Writing Assignments

PS: Political Science & Politics (July 2014), 675-681.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Department of Political Science and Denison University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 151
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Tumbling Political Theory

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Political Science
Downloads 144
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Taking Research Methods Out of Isolation: Teachers’ Experiences with Curriculum-Wide Integration of Research Methods in Substantive Courses

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Leuven, Maastricht University and KU Leuven
Downloads 136
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Teaching Comparative Politics: Finding the Red Threads

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Troy University
Downloads 135
16.

Designing a New Simulation of Ethnic Conflict: Lessons Learned from the Trenches

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Roger Williams University
Downloads 133
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Assessment in Action: The Evolution of an Undergraduate Qualitative Research Methods Course

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Eastern Illinois University, Eastern Illinois University and Eastern Illinois University
Downloads 131
18.

The Strategy Project

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 127
19.

Is Political Science Academically Adrift? Designing More Effective Departmental Assessment Tools to Assess Student Outcomes

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Grand View University
Downloads 125
20.

Problem Solving and Creativity in Public Policy Courses: Promoting Interest and Civic Engagement

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Sam Houston State University and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 122
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Should We Teach Civics or Active Citizenship? A New Approach to Teaching

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Emporia State University and University of Florida - Bob Graham Center for Public Service
Downloads 122
22.

Empowering Students, Empowering Communities, Through Community-Based Learning and Civic Engagement: The Case Study of Refugee Resettlement in Lancaster, Pa

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Franklin & Marshall College
Downloads 118
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Instructional Initiatives for English as a Second Language (ESL) Students in Introductory Courses

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 116
24.

How Do We Teach the Dissertation?

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Brasília (UnB), Institute of Political Science
Downloads 115
25.

New Media, Civic Learning, and Civic Action Among Young People

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Kent State University and Brigham Young University

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Downloads 115
26.

Satire in Springfield: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Simpsons as a Pedagogical Tool

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Arcadia University
Downloads 111
27.

Beyond Service-Learning: A Comprehensive Model for Undergraduate Civic Engagement

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan - School of Social Work and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research
Downloads 104
28.

The Impact of Peer Instruction Pedagogy on Student Learning, Attitudes Toward Learning and Student Engagement: Evidence from a Large Enrollment Political Science Course

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 103
29.

The Role of Media Use in the Classroom and at Home in Improving Political Knowledge

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Western New England College and Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University
Downloads 100
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Engaging Issues of Diversity in the Political Science Classroom

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Downloads 96
31.

Learning Politics Through Theatre: What the Performance Workshop Can Offer Political Science Pedagogy

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Perspectives on Politics
Downloads 96
32.

Political Science's Contribition to General Education at Liberal Arts Colleges

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Downloads 96
33.

Teaching About Intractable Conflicts: An Approach to Peace and Conflict Studies

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of California, Irvine and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 96
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35.

Living Politics: Building a Semester-Long Simulation of International and Domestic Politics

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Ashford University
Downloads 94
36.

Thinking Back to Rousseau's Emile

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 94
37.

Can't Get No (Dis)Satisfaction: The Statecraft Simulation's Effect on Student Decision Making

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Salve Regina University
Downloads 93
38.

Effectively Using Facebook to Foster Civic Engagement

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Weber State University (WSU)
Downloads 92
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Teaching About the End of the World

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
State University of New York at Albany, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) and University of North Florida
Downloads 92
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Building Resources for Simulations in Political Science

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Surrey
Downloads 91
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Total Immersion: Taking a Congressional Simulation to the Next Level

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Utah State University - College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences - Political Science
Downloads 91
42.

All the Classroom's a Stage: Student Temperament and the Effectiveness of Role Playing Simulations

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Hartwick College
Downloads 90
43.

Student Engagement on the Cheap: Small-Scale Active Learning Components in the American Government Course

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Northwest Missouri State University
Downloads 90
44.

Clickers in Large Classes: Evaluating How Technology Can Foster a Seminar Experience

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Virginia Tech, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Department of Political Science and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 87
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What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Political Engagement? Clarifying Our Concepts and Proposing a Research Agenca

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Suffolk University
Downloads 86
46.

'Globalizing' Higher Education in Japan: The Experience of Akita International University

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Akita International University
Downloads 85
47.

The Assessment of General Education Learning Outcomes in U.S. Government

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Valencia College
Downloads 84
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‘Passing a Law is Harder than Organic Chemistry’: Measuring What Was Learned in a Congressional Simulation

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Cincinnati - Department of Political Science
Downloads 84
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Teaching American Political Development Through a Presidential Fantasy Draft

2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Paper
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Baylor University
Downloads 79
50.

Rigor vs. Insight: Teaching Political Science to Science & Engineering Students

APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
KAIST
Downloads 78