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ERIC B FREEDMAN

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

EDUCATION, RUTH S. AMMON SCHOOL OF

ALUMNAE HALL
ROOM 122B

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Recent Courses

Community,Schools And Society
Orientation Seminar
Social Studies & Critical Literacies In Childhood Education

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Secondary social studies education
Equity and diversity in schools and society

Research Interests

Teaching of history and the social studies
Curriculum development and reform
Critical pedagogy / multicultural education

Grants/Sponsored Research

Historical understanding and civic engagment. Adelphi faculty development grant to explore how civically engaged individuals utilize historical knowledge.

Book Chapters

Hess, D., & Freedman, E. B. (2006). Democratic education. In L. R. Sherrod, C. A. Flanagan & R. Kassimir (Eds.). Youth Activism: An International Encyclopedia. (pp. 191-198). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.


Refereed Articles

Freedman, E. B. (2007), Is teaching for social justice undemocratic? Harvard Educational Review, 77(4), 442-473.


Conference Presentations/Papers

Freedman, E.B. (2011). “It needs to be told”: Pedagogical and ideological influences on students’ depictions of the Vietnam War. In Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.

Freedman, E. B. (2009). The political substance of historical thinking: Tracing student conceptions of American progress and opportunity during an 11-week unit. In Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, CA.

Freedman, E. B. (2006). Two sides to historical thinking: “Empirical” versus “pragmatic” analysis in two U.S. history curricula. In College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies. Washington, DC.