Avery addressed international audience in China

Pat AveryPat Avery (professor, social studies education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction), gave a keynote speech at the 2010 Beijing International Forum on Citizenship Education for Children and Youths in China on October 22. The title of the presentation was “Deliberating About Controversial Public Issues as Part of Civic Education.”
Researchers, educators, and practitioners attending the conference exchanged perspectives, views, innovations, and best practices nationally and globally in addressing school-based Interventions for the promotion of citizenship education for children and youths of diverse cultural backgrounds.