Here you will find members of the CANDE SIG with attached keywords underlining their key research interest. The first members presented are those already highlighted in our recent newsletters.
Dr. Najwan Saada is currently an assistant professor of Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education at Beit Berl College of Education and Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education . He is Palestinian citizen from Israel and his research interest includes social studies and citizenship education, curriculum theory, identity politics, postcolonial theory, teachers' and students' religious identities. Najwan received his B.A. and M.A. in sociology of education from the Hebrew University and his doctoral degree from Michigan State University. His dissertation deals with the intersection of religion, democracy, and nationalism from postcolonial and power/knowledge theories. These days he plans to publish the essay “Theorizing critical and reflective religious education in public schools” at British Journal of Religious Education.
Saada, N. (2014). The use of postcolonial theory in social studies education. Journal of
International Social Studies, 4 (1). 103-113.
Saada, N. (2013). Teachers’ perspectives of citizenship education in Islamic schools in
Michigan. Theory & Research in Social Education, 41(2), 247-273
Saada, N. (2013). Critical reflections on values education for Arab students in Israel (in
Arabic). Al-Hasad, 3. Israel: Beit-Berl Acadmic College: Arab Academic Institute
for Teacher Training.
Here you will find the members in our SIG and their recent publications and research interests.