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ERIC Number: ED010318
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 552
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE SHAPING OF WESTERN SOCIETY, A BOOK OF READINGS FOR INDUCTIVE TEACHING.
Carnegie Inst. of Tech., Pittsburgh, PA.; Pittsburgh Public Schools, PA.
THIS COURSE WAS DEVELOPED AS PART OF AN INTEGRATED AND SEQUENTIAL HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM FOR ABLE STUDENTS (UPPER 25 PERCENT). A BOOK OF READINGS FOR INDUCTIVE TEACHING, THE COURSE, BASED ON INDUCTIVE TEACHING, CONSISTS OF 17 UNITS OF STUDY WHICH INCLUDE--(1) THE SHAPING OF WESTERN SOCIETY FROM INNOVATION TO TRADITION (500 BC TO 1300 AD), (2) THE SHAPING OF SOCIETY FROM TRADITION TO INNOVATION (1300 AD TO 1800 AD), AND (3) PROBLEMS OF MODERN SOCIETY (1800 TO PRESENT). EACH UNIT TAKES UP ONE SOCIETY OR ONE PROBLEM IN THE WESTERN TRADITION. THE FIRST THREE READINGS OF EACH UNIT CONSIST OF SOURCE MATERIALS FROM WHICH STUDENTS WERE ASKED TO MAKE AN INTERPRETATION AND TO WRITE A SUMMARY ESSAY. THE DOCUMENT IS A REVISION OF THE ORIGINAL COURSE TAUGHT EXPERIMENTALLY. A TEACHER'S MANUAL IS INCLUDED. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Carnegie Inst. of Tech., Pittsburgh, PA.; Pittsburgh Public Schools, PA.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA; Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)