Handbook of Research on Citizenship and Heritage Education

Handbook of Research on Citizenship and Heritage Education

Emilio José Delgado-Algarra (University of Huelva, Spain) and José María Cuenca-López (University of Huelva, Spain)
Release Date: January, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 623
ISBN13: 9781799819783|ISBN10: 1799819787|EISBN13: 9781799819790|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1978-3


Cultural competence in education promotes civic engagement among students. Providing students with educational opportunities to understand various cultural and political perspectives allows for higher cultural competence and a greater understanding of civic engagement for those students.

The Handbook of Research on Citizenship and Heritage Education is a critical scholarly book that provides relevant and current research on citizenship and heritage education aimed at promoting active participation and the transformation of society. Readers will come to understand the role of heritage as a symbolic identity source that facilitates the understanding of the present and the past, highlighting the value of teaching. Additionally, it offers a source for the design of didactic proposals that promote active participation and the critical conservation of heritage. Featuring a range of topics such as educational policy, curriculum design, and political science, this book is ideal for educators, academicians, administrators, political scientists, policymakers, researchers, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Citizenship Education
  • Curriculum Design
  • Educational Policy
  • Heritage Conservation
  • Heritage Education
  • Identity
  • Pedagogy
  • Political Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Student Engagement

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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