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ERIC Number: ED001129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 30
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A WORKING SEMINAR ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM.
SOWARDS, G. WESLEY
THE POSSIBILITIES OF EXPANDING OR CONDENSING THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULA IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS WERE DISCUSSED. A ONE WEEK SEMINAR CONSIDERED THE FOLLOWING--THE PART OF SOCIAL STUDIES IN SCHOOL CURRICULUM, SATISFACTION WITH PRESENT PRACTICES, PUBLIC RELUCTANCE TO ALLOW SOCIAL STUDIES TO DEAL WITH SOCIAL REALITY AND THE EXTENT TO WHICH THIS ATTITUDE ACTS AS AN OBSTACLE TO CURRICULUM, THE NEED FOR IMPROVED AND NEW INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, THE EDUCATION OF TEACHERS, CURRICULUM DESIGN, RESEARCH NEED, PROBLEMS OF PRIORITY, AND FEASIBILITY OF ACCOMPLISHING THESE IMPROVEMENTS. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT GOAL-AGREEMENT WAS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS ARE LISTED AND DISCUSSED AS WELL AS TEACHER EDUCATION AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT.
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Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. School of Education.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA