ERIC Number: ED032326
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
History of Africa, Topic 2. Africa South of the Sahara: An Experimental Program of Study for Secondary School Social Studies Students. Teaching and Student Guides.
Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Project Africa.
An historical perspective on the social, political, and economic events of the past which were instrumental in shaping modern Africa is presented in this curriculum program. Contained in the teaching guide and student text are units on (1) prehistoric Africa and the mystery of the Zimbabwe kingdom, (2) pre-twentieth century black African kingdoms, (3) the slave trade and its effect on African development, (4) the impact of European colonialism on the African peoples, and (5) the growth of African nationalism and African independence. The teacher's guide contains detailed lesson plans, suggestions for classroom procedure, lists of instructional aids and guides for using them, maps, glossaries, and student study guides. The student text contains specific background information on the history of Africa and recommended reading selections. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document.] (MP)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Area Studies, Community Characteristics, Cultural Influences, Cultural Traits, Environmental Influences, Ethnic Groups, History Instruction, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Socioeconomic Influences, Study Guides, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Project Africa.
Identifiers: Africa; Project Africa