ERIC Number: ED045506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jul-3
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies Workshop for Elementary and Secondary Teachers of Social Studies.
Ouachita Baptist Univ., ARadelphia, AR.
The overall goal of this three week workshop was to improve the teaching of social studies in the integrated school. The specific objectives were: 1) to develop the framework of concepts and to become acquainted with new materials and instructional techniques; 2) to encourage perception of students as both learners and citizens, and to design material on this basis --eleven units were developed; 3) to get the teacher to involve students in efforts to deal with fundamental social issues --race, minority groups, prejudice, social class, poverty, nationalism, dissent, protest, and war; 4) to influence the teacher to emphasize problem-solving and the development of the critical ability through the use of case material, games, and simulation rather than the memorization of facts; 5) to understand that learning involves questions of personality, emotion, and content; 6) to realize the importance of the development of a students self-concept; 7) to encourage curriculum revision activities; and, 8) to encourage integrated social science sequences geared to individual development and responsible citizenship. The introductions and objectives of the eleven units are included here along with the workshop lectures, an evaluation summary, and resource materials. (SBE)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Citizenship, Elementary School Teachers, Induction, Instructional Improvement, Interdisciplinary Approach, Material Development, School Desegregation, Secondary School Teachers, Self Concept, Social Problems, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ouachita Baptist Univ., ARadelphia, AR.