Civic Engagement Resources
American Democracy Project film and book resources
(may be borrowed by MTSU faculty)
- A Conversation on the Constitution: Judicial Independence, a 32-minute video taped in 2006, featuring Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer discussing judicial independence with high school students.
- Our Constitution: A Conversation, a 30-minute video taped in 2005, featuring Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer discussing why we need a Constitution with high school students.
- Key Constitutional Concepts, a compilation of three 20-minute videos that examine the origins of the Constitution, individual rights, and separation of powers.
For a complete list, click here.
MTSU Programs with a Civic Engagement Component
- MTSU Experiential Learning Scholars Program
- Student Organizations and Community Service
- Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities
- Model United Nations Program, Political Science Department
- Student Leadership Development
- Student Government Association
- MTSU Regional History Day
- Albert Gore Research Center at MTSU
- Center for Historic Preservation at MTSU
- Teaching American History Project, History Department
- BRAVO: Blue Raiders American Veterans Organization. Contact Tom Ross (firstname.lastname@example.org).
MTSU contacts: Martha Weller and Judith Iriarte-Gross
Other Resources for Civic Engagement
- American Democracy Project (AASCU)
- Tennessee Intercollegiate Student Legislature (TISL)
- The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)
- C-SPAN's Video Library of all programming since October 1987
- Civic Education Organizations (compiled by the American Political Science Association)
- Civic Practices Network
- CIVNET, a worldwide online civic education network
- International Partnership for Service-Learning
- The Political Engagement Project of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
- Move On: Democracy In Action
- Greenpeace USA Internships
- Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal (SECEIJ)
Please contact us if you have an online resource to add to our list.