Movies and Books



The following is a list of films that faculty might show their students to promote discussion and reflection about civic responsibility:

The following books are sources for articles and readings related to civic responsibility:

  • Barber, Benjamin R., and Richard M.Battistoni. 1993.
    Education for Democracy.
    Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hurr Publishing Company.
  • Bellah, Robert N., Richard Madsen,William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven M. Tipton. 1985.
    Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life.
    Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Lappe, Frances Moore, and Paul Martin Du Bois. 1994.
    The Quickening of America: Rebuilding Our Nation, Remaking Our Lives.
    San Francisco: Jossey-Bass ERIC ED No. 386 812.
  • Shea, Margo, and Kevin Mattson. 1998.
    Building Citizens: A Critical Reflection and Discussion Guide for Community Service Participants.
    New Brunswick, N.J.: The Walt Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy at Rutgers University.
  • Delve, Cecili, Suzanne D. Mintz, and Greig M.Stewart. 1990.
    Service as Values Education.
    New Directions for Student Services, no. 50.
    San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Eyler, Janet, and Dwight E. Giles, Jr. 1999.
    Where's the Learning in Service-Learning?
    San Fransisco: Jossey-Bass. ERIC ND No. 430 433.
  • Eyler, Janet, and Dwight E. Giles, Jr., and Angela Schmiede. 1996.
    A Practitioner's Guide to Reflection in Service-Learning Student Voices and Reflections.
    Nashville: Vanderbilt University.
  • Henry, Roger. 1995.
    "Sixteen Candles."
    In the Tackle Box: Reflection Tools and Outcomes.
    Cocoa, Fla.: Brevard Community College.
  • Lisman, C. David. 1999.
    Integrating Reflection on Ethical Issues to Promote Civic Responsibility.
    Washington D.C.: American Association of Community College ERIC ED No. 439 753.
  • Reed, Julie, and Christopher Koliba. 1995.
    Facilitating Reflection: A Manual for Leaders and Educators.
    Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Volunteer and Public Service Center.
  • Shea, Margo, and Kevin Mattson. 1998.
    Building Citizens: A Critical Reflection and Discussion Guide for Community Service Participants.
    New Brunswick, N.J.: The Walt Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy at Rutgers University.
  • Silcox, Harry C. 1993.
    A How to Guide to Reflection: Adding Cognitive Learning to Community Service Programs.
    Philadelphia: Brighton Press.

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