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ERIC Number: ED001291
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 29
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INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES. AN EXPERIMENTAL INDEPENDENT STUDY COURSE FOR GIFTED HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. TEACHER MANUAL.
SANDBERG, JOHN H.; AND OTHERS
"INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES" IS A RECOGNIZED AND ACCREDITED COURSE IN THE SCHOOL CURRICULUM. THOUGH IT IS OFFERED TO SENIORS WHO SCORE IN THE TOP TWO OR THREE PERCENTILE RANKS ON STANDARDIZED TESTS SUCH AS THE STANFORD-BINET INTELLIGENCE SCALE, IT COULD BE DEVELOPED INTO A SEMINAR. MEETING ONCE OR TWICE A WEEK, THE TWO SEMESTER COURSE SHOULD ACQUAINT THE STUDENTS WITH THE BROAD AREAS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE IN GENERAL, MAJOR AREAS OF RESEARCH AND KNOWLEDGE IN SOCIAL SCIENCE, AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AS OCCUPATIONS AND/OR PROFESSIONS. THE TEACHER'S GUIDE DIVIDES THE COURSE INTO SIXTEEN UNITS--(1) A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL SCIENCE, (2) SOCIOLOGY--ITS HISTORY, SUBJECT MATTER, AND POINT OF VIEW, (3) THE LANGUAGE OF SOCIOLOGY, (4) SOCIOLOGICAL METHOD, (5) A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY, (6) THE CULTURE CONCEPT, (7) ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE MODERN WORLD, (8) A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, (9) SCIENTIFIC METHOD IN PSYCHOLOGY, (10) PSYCHOANALYSIS, (11) A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE, (12) FIELD RESEARCH IN POLITICAL SCIENCE, (13) THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE POLITICAL SCIENTIST, (14) A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS, (15) ECONOMICS AS A SCIENCE AND (16) CAREERS IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES. A BOOKLIST IS INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Instruction, Harrisburg.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA; Pennsylvania (Harrisburg)