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ERIC Number: ED010086
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 460
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Reference Count: 0
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TO AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION IN THE MIDWEST.
MORRISSETT, IRVING; AND OTHERS
THE SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION CONSORTIUM EXPLORED WAYS OF OBTAINING GREATER COOPERATION AND COMMUNICATION AMONG THE VARIOUS KINDS OF PEOPLE WHO ARE CONCERNED WITH CREATIVE INNOVATION IN SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION--INCLUDING CLASSROOM TEACHERS, CURRICULUM DIRECTORS, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, UNIVERSITY EDUCATORS, AND SOCIAL SCIENTISTS. THE BASIC NEEDS FOR WHICH THE CONSORTIUM WAS FORMED ARE--(1) INCREASING DESIRE AND READINESS ON THE PART OF MANY SCHOOL SYSTEMS FOR MORE ACADEMICALLY OREINTED SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULA, (2) INCREASING INTEREST AMONG SOCIAL SCIENTISTS AND EDUCATORS IN COOPERATING TO MEET THESE NEEDS, (3) LACK OF ADEQUATE MECHANISMS FOR CHANNELING, ORGANIZING, AND COORDINATING THESE DESIRES AND INTERESTS, (4) INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION AMONG CURRICULUM PROJECTS, AND (5) INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION AND WORKING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN CURRICULUM PROJECTS AND SCHOOLS AND EDUCATORS. THE FOUR PARTS OF THIS REPORT CONTAIN (1) BACKGROUND AND RESULTS--ORIGIN, PURPOSE, AND OVERVIEW OF CONSORTIUM, (2) COMMUNICATION AND LIAISON--NEWSLETTERS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS, CONFERENCES, VISITS AND OTHER SCHOLARLY LIAISON, MATERIALS LIBRARY AND MATERIALS ANALYSIS, AND ADMINISTRA- TION, (3) CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION--PROBLEM REVIEW, DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE REPORT, LITERATURE ABSTRACTS, AND TEACHING STRATEGIES, (4) CONTENT FOR SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION--RETRIEVING SOCIAL SCIENCE KNOWLEDGE FOR SECONDARY CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, REPORTS ON SOCIOLOGY, THE STRUCTURE OF GEOGRAPHY, A SYSTEM APPROACH TO POLITICAL LIFE, THE POLITICAL SYSTEM, ANTHROPOLOGY AND ECONOMICS. THE CONTINUATION OF THIS FINAL REPORT IS CONTAINED IN OE-6-10-327 (ED010085), THE TWO REPORTS SHOULD BE READ TOGETHER FOR A COMPLETE PICTURE OF THIS PERIOD OF DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONSORTIUM. (GC)
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Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN.
Identifiers: INDIANA; LAFAYETTE