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ERIC Number: ED002186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 142
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MODERN WORLD HISTORY IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL.
HERX, HARRY; AND OTHERS
A MODERN WORLD HISTORY COURSE ON ASIA, AFRICA, THE MIDDLE EAST, THE SOUTH PACIFIC, EUROPE, AND THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE IS PRESENTED. IT STRESSES SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, INDUSTRIAL, INTELLECTUAL, AND POLITICAL MOVEMENTS. THE TIME PERIOD IS FROM THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT. GEOGRAPHICAL CONTENT, ESSENTIAL TO AN INTELLIGENT UNDERSTANDING OF HISTORY, IS INCLUDED. THE CURRICULUM IS DIVIDED INTO FIVE UNITS IN THE FIRST SEMESTER AND FOUR IN THE SECOND. EACH UNIT CONSISTS OF FIVE INTEGRATED APPROACHES TO TEACHING THE SUBJECT MATTER. THE "OUTLINE OF CONTENT" AND THE "UNDERSTANDINGS, ATTITUDES, APPRECIATIONS, AND SKILLS" SECTIONS PROVIDE THE BASIC STRUCTURE, POINTS OF EMPHASIS, GOALS, CONCEPTS, AND DIRECTION FOR THE UNIT. WITHIN EACH UNIT ARE "SUGGESTED LEARNING EXPERIENCES" WHICH ARE DESIGNED FOR ALL STUDENTS, THE DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY OF MATERIAL DEPENDING UPON THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT'S ABILITY AND INTEREST. SOME LEARNING EXPERIENCES ARE PARTICULARLY SUITED TO AND DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS OF HIGH ABILITY. ALSO INCLUDED IS A DEVELOPMENTAL VOCABULARY. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY INCLUDES REFERENCES IN BIOGRAPHY, HISTORICAL FICTION, REFERENCE BOOKS, SOURCES AND DOCUMENTS, AND AUDIOVISUAL AIDS. READING MATERIALS FOR THE STUDENT WHOSE READING ACHIEVEMENT IS VERY LOW ARE INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Chicago Board of Education, IL.
Identifiers: Illinois (Chicago)