ERIC Number: ED039154
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Social Studies Curriculum Development: Prospects and Problems. Thirty-Ninth Yearbook.
Fraser, Dorothy McClure, Ed.
This volume contains a comprehensive collection of chapters which have been organized around the critical decision-making areas of curriculum development or reform. The critical areas discussed are: the conceptual structure or framework; curriculum organization (i.e. sequential approach, interdisciplinary approach); behavioral objectives; program content; instructional strategies (i.e. inquiry, discovery, simulation); and, learning materials selection and development. The major emphasis of this book was the overall process of social studies curriculum planning, design, implementation and evaluation, including methodology, techniques, and models. Illustrative materials and curriculum plans from various research and development projects, and, extensive references for each topic area have been included. (SBE)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Citations (References), Conceptual Schemes, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Diffusion, Educational Strategies, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Induction, Instructional Design, Material Development, Models, Social Studies, Systems Approach
National Council for Social Studies (NEA), 1201 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($5.50, paperback $4.50)
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Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.