Video Preview of JCC’s Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Session at NASPA


journal of college and character

Author
Nancy Thomas and Stephanie King

Published
February 8, 2019


The JCC will host a session at the Annual NASPA Conference on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 8.a.m. In this session, Stephanie King, director for civic engagement and knowledge community initiatives at NASPA, will join Pete Mather, JCC’s senior associate editor, to present a special session on “Promoting Civic Learning and Engagement in the Journal of College and Character.” Research by Nancy Thomas, Tufts University, who co-authored with Margaret Brower, University of Chicago, “Conceptualizing and Assessing Campus Climates for Political Learning and Engagement in Democracy” in the November 2018 issue, will be presented. 

In a video, Pete asks Nancy and Stephanie to respond to questions relating to their research and work in civic learning and political activism as a preview of the session.

In addition to this session, Pete will be also be participating in a session on publishing in the NASPA Journals on Monday, March 11 at 1:15. Check naspa.org for specific locales of these sessions.

(Also read blog post by Nancy Thomas and Margaret Brower respond in our Critical Conversation series, "If civic learning is inherently political, how can accusations of partisanship and indoctrination be avoided?”)


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