ERIC Number: ED045521
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jul-26
Reference Count: 0
EPDA Civics Institute: Political Change and Development: United States and Africa. Director's Report.
Southern Univ. and Agricultural and Mechanical Coll., Baton Rouge, LA.
The purpose of this summer institute was to enrich the knowledge of the participants and also expose them to new materials, trends, and techniques in the area of political science and related social sciences with special reference to Africa and the United States. Participants were senior high school teachers of civics and world affairs whose students are mainly disadvantaged. Two substantive courses were offered: Aspects of Political Development and Government and Politics of Africa: South of the Sahara. To put into practice theory and ideas learned, a seminar and experimental class were also offered. Sections of the report discuss the rationale for the institute, planning details, participants, staff, visiting lecturers, orientation program, program operation, description of the courses, and conclusion, or evaluations. Appended are letters, program outlines, copies of pre- and post-institute evaluation questionnaires, and other documents related to the institute. (DJB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational Personnel Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southern Univ. and Agricultural and Mechanical Coll., Baton Rouge, LA.
Identifiers: Africa; United States