Civic Education and Student Responses to Global Issue
- 10.2991/acec-18.2018.60How to use a DOI?
- civic education; global issues
This study is based on thinking that Civic Education has role in building students’ global insight and awareness. Through Civic Education, students will aware of their role and responsibility toward global issue. One of the most effective ways to improve the world and help people inside it is through social movement. Therefore, Civic Education has role to encourage students in understanding complex global issue and deciding what step and action done as the form of response to global challenge. This study aims to reveal how the role of Civic Education course in State University of Medan in building students’ global insight and awareness, and how students view on the importance of social movement in responding global issue. The approach used in this study is qualitative and quantitative, with naturalistic method and descriptive analysis through survey. The study result showed that (1) Civic Education Course in State University of Medan had not optimized the effort to develop students’ global insight and awareness. (2) Students have good view of global issue, but it is not showed through action and social movement in solving that global issue.
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TY - CONF AU - Surya Dharma AU - Sapriya Sapriya AU - Udin S Winataputra AU - Kokom Komalasari PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - Civic Education and Student Responses to Global Issue BT - Proceedings of the Annual Civic Education Conference (ACEC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 256 EP - 262 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acec-18.2018.60 DO - 10.2991/acec-18.2018.60 ID - Dharma2018/11 ER -