Print Resources on Teaching About Elections


Alberda, G. (2016). Campaign Simulation for American Government: An Active Learning Approach to Campaigns and Elections. PS: Political Science & Politics, 49(4), 872-875.

Bardwell, K. (2011). Fact checks, voter guides, and GOTV: Civic learning projects in American politics courses. Journal of Political Science Education, 7(1), 1-13.

Bennion, E. A., & Nickerson, D. W. (2016). I Will Register and Vote, If You Teach Me How: A Field Experiment Testing Voter Registration in College Classrooms. PS: Political Science & Politics, 49(4), 867-871.

Bennion, E. A., & Nickerson, D. W. (2013). Documenting the success of classroom-based voter registration efforts: Classroom trumps technology. Teaching Civic Engagement: From Student to Active Citizen, 203-215.

Boeckelman, K., Deitz, J. L., & Hardy, R. J. (2008). Organizing a Congressional Candidate Debate as Experiential Learning. Journal of Political Science Education, 4(4), 435-446.

Caruson, K. (2005). So, You want to run for elective office?  How to engage students in the campaign process without leaving the classroom. PS: Politics and political science.38 (April), 305-310.

Csajko, K., & Lindaman, K. (2011). Practice makes perfect: engaging student-citizens in Politics through theory and practice. Journal of Political Science Education, 7(1), 65-78.

Deitz, J. L., & Boeckelman, K. (2012). Simulating 2008: A Mock Presidential Election's Impact on Civic Engagement. PS: Political Science & Politics, 45(4), 743-747.

Dunn, A. H., Sondel, B., & Baggett, H. C. (2019). “I don’t want to come off as pushing an agenda”: How contexts shaped teachers’ pedagogy in the days after the 2016 US presidential election. American Educational Research Journal, 56(2), 444-476.

Eaton, J. S. (2004). Teaching about Election 2004 through the International Media. Social Education  68 (6),  395-40.

Galston, W. A. (2004). Civic Education and Political Participation. PS: Political Science & Politics., 37, 263-266.

Gordon-Murname, L. (2007). The 51st State: The State of On-Line. Searcher.15,  19-39.

Gorin S.H. (2000). Progressives and the 2000 elections. Health and Social Work. 25(2),139-143.

Greenfield, J. C., Atteberry Ash, B., & Plassmeyer, M. (2018). Teaching Social Work and Social Policy in the Era of Hyperpartisanship. Journal of Social Work Education, 1-9.

Hope, E. C., Keels, M., & Durkee, M. I. (2016). Participation in Black Lives Matter and deferred action for childhood arrivals: Modern activism among Black and Latino college students. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 9(3), 203.
Howard, L. A., & Posler, B. D. (2012). Reframing Political Messages: Using a Festival to Reach Young Voters. Journal of Political Science Education, 8(4), 389-407.

Kim, Y., & Khang, H. (2014). Revisiting civic voluntarism predictors of college students’ political participation in the context of social media. Computers in Human Behavior, 36, 114-121.

Lane, S. R., Ostrander, J., & Smith, T. R. (2018). ‘Politics is social work with power’: training social workers for elected office. Social Work Education, 37(1), 1-16.

Levy, B. L. (2016). Which Candidate Should We Elect and Why? An Inquiry Approach to Teaching about Elections. Social Education, 80(4), 201-205.

Mann, C. B., Alberda, G. A., Birkhead, N. A., Ouyang, Y., Singer, C., Stewart, C., ... & Cantu, F. (2018). Pedagogical Value of Polling-Place Observation by Students. PS: Political Science & Politics, 1-7.

Matto, E. C., McCartney, A. R. M., Bennion, E. A., & Simpson, D. W. (Eds.). (2017).
Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines. Washington, DC: American Political Science Association.
Rank, A. D., & Tylock, A. R. (2018). Vote Oswego: Developing and Assessing the Campaign-as-Course Model. Journal of Political Science Education, 14(3), 376-389.

Risinger, C. F. (1996). Teaching about the 1996 elections with the World Wide Web. Social Education 60 (10) p. 377-8

Risinger, C. F. (2004). Teaching about Primary Elections with the Internet. Social Education 68  (1) p. 13-15

Siegel, J. K. (2017). Teaching the Presidential Elections Using Media Literacy in the LD Classroom. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 9(2), 91-104.

Toren, B.J. (2004). The electoral college, political parties and elections: Sites to help you through the voting process. College and research library news. 65 (7).

Thurber, J.A. & & Kolodny, R. (2002). Bringing the 2002 Elections into Your Teaching. PS: Politics and political science. 35,  562-562.

Ulbig, S. G., & Waggener, T. (2011). Getting registered and getting to the polls: the impact of voter registration strategy and information provision on turnout of college students. PS: Political Science & Politics, 44(3), 544-551.

Walker, T. (2002). Service as a Pathway to Political Participation: What Research Tells Us. Applied Developmental Science. 6 (4), 183-188. 

Whicker, M. L., & Strickland, R. A. (1990). U. S. constitutional amendments, the ratification process, and public opinion: A computer simulation. Simulation and Gaming, 21(2), 115-132.

Wielhouwer, P. W. (2004). Teaching Campaign Ethics Using Web-Based Scenarios. PS: Politics and political science. 37, 865-869


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