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Effective Learning for Active Citizenship

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... positions that conflicted with their own (Akar 2017b). Unfortunately, this classroom was an exception. The empirical field is saturated with evidence of classroom practices that limit and even undermine the learning of active citizenship...

Teachers: Teaching Civics

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... has, to some degree, conflicted with aims of fostering social inclusion (Akar and Albrecht 2017). Assessment issues and practices Assessment drives learning and the civics teachers’ narratives gave testimony to the weight of this claim....

Lebanon: Education Policy in Times of Conflict and Change

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... and any other differences.The translation of these nine main aims of civic education in the Lebanese national curriculum also appears in Akar (2012, 470–80).These nine aims appear to embrace multiple levels of identities, uphold human rights...

Constructing Ideals of Citizenship for Living Together

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... culture of national sentiments can generate an us-versus-them discourse that sets the groundwork for racial discrimination (Edwards 2009). Even in citizenship education (Akar and Albrecht 2017), language learning (Churchill 1986)...

Undermining Active Citizenship

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... surface approaches to learning among students who have poor mastery of the Arabic language (Akar and Albrecht 2017). The students’ conceptualizations of citizenship that comprise cosmopolitan features and the teachers’ nationalist notions...

Transforming Civics and Conflict

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... that foster active citizenship and social cohesion; however, many explained that their participation was mostly to support the objectives of the project rather than develop their practice (Shuayb, Akar, and Makkouk 2011). Like many other...

Education for Development and Social Reconstruction

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... school on peacebuilding and conflict transformation (Akar 2016) and history teachers in a professional development programme (Akar, Shuayb, and Hamadeh 2016) established class norms and had access to open writing spaces to help manage ideas...

Introduction

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Kosovo, Rwanda, Northern Ireland, Lebanon, Nepal, Bosnia and Herzegovina, South Africa, Guatemala and Sri Lanka have very little in common. They have, however, endured periods of armed conflict after the Second World War that resulted...

Young People: Their Citizenship, Their Learning

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... questions searching for responses evaluated as correct or incorrect (Akar 2016). Indeed, dialogic and participative activities were apparently facilitated merely as short-lived demonstrations. Another example is observed in lessons on elections....