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ERIC Number: ED019998
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 41
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Reference Count: 0
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GUIDELINES FOR ELEMENTARY SOCIAL STUDIES.
JAROLIMEK, JOHN
PRECEDED BY SUMMARIES OF THE RATIONALE AND CURRENT STATUS OF ELEMENTARY SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION, 12 GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSING EXISTING CURRICULUMS ARE PRESENTED AND DISCUSSED IN THIS BOOKLET. THE GIVEN GUIDELINES CONSTITUTE A CANON OF CRITERIA FOR THE EVALUATION OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM AND ARE CONCERNED WITH (1) THE EXISTENCE OF CLEAR AND SPECIFIC STATEMENTS OF AIMS, PURPOSES, AND OBJECTIVES, (2) THE PSYCHOLOGICAL SOUNDNESS OF THE PROGRAM, (3) THE PROVISION FOR BALANCE IN ATTENTION TO COGNITIVE, AFFECTIVE, AND SKILLS OBJECTIVES, (4) THE PROVISION FOR SEQUENTIAL AND SYSTEMATIC DEVELOPMENT OF CONCEPTS AND SKILLS, (5) THE CLEAR SPECIFICATION OF CRITERIA FOR THE SELECTION OF SUBSTANTIVE CONTENT, (6) THE RELEVANCE OF THE TOTAL PROGRAM, (7) THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE SCOPE OF THE PROGRAM IS REALISTICALLY ORIENTED TO CONTEMPORARY CONDITIONS, (8) THE DEGREE OF CONSISTENCY AMONG ACTIVITIES, RESOURCES, AND STATED PURPOSES, (9) THE ADEQUACY OF PROVISION FOR DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION, (10) THE EXTENT TO WHICH COGNIZANCE IS TAKEN OF THE NEED FOR TEACHER UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORT, (11) THE FORMULATION OF CURRICULUM DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE SIMULTANEOUSLY STRUCTURED AND FLEXIBLE, AND (12) THE PROVISION FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION IN TERMS OF STATED OBJECTIVES. PROCEDURES FOR CURRICULUM REVISION AND DEVELOPMENT ARE DISCUSSED IN THE CONCLUDING SECTION OF THE BOOKLET, AND SELECTED REFERENCES ARE APPENDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM ASSOCIATION FOR SUPERVISION AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, NEA, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036 FOR $1.50. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Washington, DC.
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