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.
Ehaab Abdou is a PhD Candidate, Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University. Abdous research focuses on questions of inclusion and participation of marginalized groups, whether the inclusion of youths through avenues of civic engagement in Egypt and the Middle East at large, or the inclusion of traditionally marginalized perspectives and narratives within educational systems and curricula in Egypt as well as in North America. His interests generally center on social studies and citizenship education, extracurricular historical narratives, historical consciousness, and critical pedagogy. My doctoral research focuses on how Egyptian students interact with social studies education, and how such interaction influences their sense of citizenship and their civic engagement.
Abdou, E. D. (2017). Toward Embracing Multiple Perspectives in World History Curricula: Interrogating Representations of Intercultural Exchanges Between Ancient Civilizations in Quebec Textbooks. Theory & Research in Social Education. 45(3), 378-412. doi: 10.1080/00933104.2016.1276500
Abdou, E. D. (2016). ‘Confused by Multiple Deities, Ancient Egyptians Embraced Monotheism’: Analysing Historical Thinking and Inclusion in Egyptian History Textbooks. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 48(2), 226–251. doi:10.1080/00220272.2015.1093175.
Jasmine B.-Y. Sim is an associate Professor at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She researches in citizenship and civic education, and social studies education. She studies the sources of teachers and students' understandings of citizenship and its related concepts and how citizenship education is enacted in the classroom. Currently, she is exploring the concepts of Asian citizenship and Confucian democracy and the application to the modern Asian contexts.
Sim, J.B.-Y., Chua, S., & Krishnasamy, M. (2017). "Riding the citizenship wagon": Citizenship conceptions of Social Studies teachers in Singapore. Teacher and Teaching Education, 63, 92-102.
Han, C., Hoskins, B., & Sim, J. B.-Y. (2014). The relationship between forms of efficacy and future voting: Analysis of the quantitative and qualitative data from vocational upper secondary schools in England and Singapore. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 44 (5), 801-825.
Sim, J.B.-Y. (2012). The burden of responsibility: Elite students' understandings of civic participation in Singapore. Educational Review, 64(2), 195-210.
Emil Satra holds a BA and MA in Education from the University of Oslo, with a specialization in social studies didactics. I wrote my thesis on democratic citizenship education in social studies. I am currently an Assistant Professor in Education at the Norwegian School of Theology.
At the moment I am working on two articles on democratic citizenship education – one in English and one in Norwegian – based on my thesis. The articles will deal with the relationship between how social studies curriculum is organized and how teachers facilitate the acquisition of democratic knowledge, skills and values. Also, an official report on the overall condition of the Norwegian school has just been released, which backs up the empirical findings in my thesis.
Further, in the extension of my thesis, I have started the initial phase of working out a PhD-project. I would very much like to build on the work I have already done, by doing a more in-depth investigation of how democratic education facilitate students acquisition of democratic knowledge, skills, strategies and values. I will most likely base the study on interviews (with teachers) and observation.
Key research interests: Democratic citizenship education, social studies didactics, political socialization, political literacy, controversial issues in democratic education.
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