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ERIC Number: ED001190
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 52
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ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM IN AMERICAN HISTORY. 1963 REVISION.
AUSTIN, LOUISE; AND OTHERS
A COLLEGE LEVEL COURSE IN AMERICAN HISTORY, TO BE GIVEN IN HIGH SCHOOL, IS DESCRIBED. AIMS INCLUDED--SKILLS IN METHODS OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH, ABILITY TO DEAL CRITICALLY WITH DOCUMENTS AND TRENDS OF THOUGHT, AND BASIC MASTERY OF FACTS AND GOOD LANGUAGE. SMALL CLASSES AND HIGHLY COMPETENT TEACHERS ARE ESSENTIAL. PAST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AND ENGLISH CLASSES AND HIGH APTITUDE TEST SCORES ARE SUGGESTED AS CRITERIA FOR STUDENT SELECTION. THE RECOMMENDED COURSE CONTENT IS PRESENTED IN A CHART SHOWING THE TOPICS IN THE NEW YORK TWO-YEAR AMERICAN HISTORY COURSE. GENERAL TEACHING SUGGESTIONS ARE GIVEN, FOLLOWED BY POSSIBLE PROCEDURES FOR TEACHING TWO SAMPLE TOPICS. CRITICAL, EFFICIENT READING AND WRITING ARE EMPHASIZED THROUGHOUT THE COURSE UNITS.
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: NEW YORK; New York (Albany)