Title

Challenging the Constitution: Convening a Mock Constitutional Convention for American Government Students

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-2011

Publication Source

PS: Political Science and Politics

Abstract

Simulations are useful tools in the classroom for an assortment of pedagogical reasons. I have devised a mock constitutional convention for use in introductory American government courses to better engage students and spur critical thinking about the U.S. Constitution. This article details the particulars of the simulation and its outcomes.

Inclusive pages

648-651

ISBN/ISSN

1049-0965

Publisher

American Political Science Association

Volume

44

Issue

3

Peer Reviewed

yes