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This research aimed to 1) develop a curriculum to enhance instructional competencies for elementary school student teachers to develop citizenship characteristics of elementary school students, 2) test, and study the empirical efficiency of, the developed curriculum, and 3) assess the elementary school student teachers’ satisfaction with the curriculum. The tools used in this research consisted of a proficiency test, a design and instructional skill evaluation form, a learning outcome record to reflect attitudes, and a satisfaction questionnaire. This research involved content analysis and data analysis using mean values, standard deviations, and T-test for dependent values. The research findings are as follows: 1) the developed curriculum was of high quality and was suitable; 2) concerning instructional competencies of the elementary school student teachers, their post-proficiency test results were higher than their pre-proficiency test results at a statistically significant level of .01, their design and instructional skills were at a high level, and their attitude was characterized by attaching great importance to design and instruction which takes into account the consistency with desirable citizenship characteristics and role modeling; and 3) their satisfaction with the curriculum was at the highest level.
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