| August Fri, 2021
Constitution Day 2021: Fulfilling the Promise of the 26th Amendment
| January Mon, 2021
Civic education is the best way to prevent the next attack on American democracy
What results when generations aren’t taught what it means to be an American democratic citizen amounts to much more than ignorance about core democratic processes, says Elizabeth C. Matto, an associate research professor at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University.
| November Thu, 2020
Talking Politics: Creating a Course for Incoming Freshman on Political Discourse
In this paper, we share our experiences in creating and piloting a one-credit course for incoming freshmen entitled “Talking Politics: Disagreeing Without Being Disagreeable”. We hold that learning to “talk politics” with those who disagree with us is a core democratic skill and that this course offers a promising approach to imparting this skill.