Issue Brief: Civics Education

This brief explains what civics education skills are and why they are important for adult learners.

Betsy Parrish
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Hamline University
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Informational Material
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This brief explains what civics education skills are and why they are important. It describes what skills students need to function effectively as parents, workers, and citizens of the United States and provides tips for integrating civics education in the adult education classroom.

Benefits and Uses

This brief explains what is meant by "civics education skills" and the importance of these skills in adult learners' lives. It provides clear examples of instructional tasks that can foster students development of the necessary skills as well as tips for teaching the skills in the classroom.

Required Training

No prior training required.

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