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Phillip Vanfossen

Phillip Vanfossen

James F Ackerman Professor of Social Studies Education
Director, Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship
Associate Director of the Purdue Center for Economic Education

Journal Articles

  • Vanfossen, P., & Shiveley, J. (2000). Using The Internet/WWW to Create Primary Source Teaching Packets. The Social Studies, vol. 91 (6), 244-252.
  • Vanfossen, P. (2000). Baseball Economics 101. National Council On Economic Education's Economic Minute,
  • Vanfossen, P. (2000). Investigating Teacher Rationales for The High School Economics Course: A Preliminary Study. Theory and Research in Social Education, 391-410.
  • VanFossen, P. (2000). An Analysis of The Use of The Internet/WWW by Secondary Social Studies Teachers in Indiana. The International Journal of Social Education, vol. 14 (2),
  • Vanfossen, P. (2000). Be All You Can Be…For Minimum Wage?. National Council On Economic Education's Economic Minute,
  • Vanfossen, P., & Lacelle-Peterson, M. (1999). Creative Democracy and Teacher Education: The Task Before Us. Education and Culture, vol. 15 1-8.
  • Shiveley, J., & Vanfossen, P. (1999). Critical Thinking and The Internet: Opportunities for The Social Studies Classroom. The Social Studies, vol. 89 (2), 42-46.
  • Vanfossen, P. (1999). U.S. and E.U. 'Go Bananas' Over Trade: An Economics Minute Webquest. ?,
  • Vanfossen, P. (1999). Economic Forecasting: An Internet Webquest. National Council On Economic Education's Economic Minute,
  • Vanfossen, P. (1999). The Family Farm: Still Part of The American Dream?. National Council on Economic Education’s Netnewsline,
  • Vanfossen, P. (1998). The Economics Of Professional Sports: Underpaid Millionaires?. National Council On Economic Education's Econ Edlink,
  • Hamot, G., Shiveley, J., & Vanfossen, P. (1998). Media Understanding in Social Studies Teacher Education. International Journal of Instructional Media, vol. 25 (3), 241-251.
  • Vanfossen, P. (1998). I Found it on The Web: Technology Resources for Teaching Elementary Economics. Social Studies and The Young Learner, vol. 11 (2), 30-31.
  • Vanfossen, P., & Shiveley, J. (1997). Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Creating Inquiry 'Problems' in the Elementary Social Studies Classroom. The Social Studies, vol. 88 (2), 71-77.
  • Vanfossen, P. (1995). Underpaid Millionaires?. The Senior Economist, 7-8.
  • Miller, S., & Vanfossen, P. (1994). Assessing Expertise in Economic Problem Solving: A Model. Theory and Research in Social Education, 380-412.
  • Shiveley, J. & Vanfossen, P. (1993). Exploration Through a Global Lens. Southern Social Studies Journal, vol. 18 (2), 3-12.

Book Chapters

  • Vanfossen, P. (2000). Improving The Desired Outcomes of Civic (Citizenship) Education: A Review of Research. Clawren Earlbaum and Associates, Hillsdale, NJ. 5-31.
  • Vanfossen, P., Kowalski, J., & Remy, R. (1996). Centers for Civic and Economic Education: The Polish Experience. Ncss/Eric Press, Washington, DC. 80-90.