Action civics for promoting civic development: Main effects of program participation and differences by project characteristics.
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|Discipline 1||Community psychology|
|Publication Title||Action civics for promoting civic development: Main effects of program participation and differences by project characteristics.|
|Description||Using both quantitative and qualitative data, this study examined the effect of participating in an action civics intervention, Generation Citizen (GC), on civic commitment, civic self-efficacy, and two forms of civic knowledge. The sample consisted of 617 middle and high schools students in 55 classrooms who participated, or were soon to participate, in Generation Citizen. Hierarchical linear models revealed that participating in Generation Citizen was associated with positive gains in action civics knowledge and civic self-efficacy.|
|Publication Author||Parissa Ballard, Alison Cohen, Joshua Littenberg-Tobias|
|Publisher||American Journal of Community Psychology|
|Major Funders||Robert Wood Johnson Foundation|