ERIC Number: ED059956
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies: International Trouble Spots.
Stone, Jack R.
This elective course of study for grades seven through nine is part of a total effort to revise curriculum to fit the quinmester administrative organization of schools. The intent is to equip students to meaningfully analyze current events. Emphasis is placed on understanding the complex underlying political, economic, racial, and religious causes for conflict and alternatives for resolving conflicts. The guide is divided into four sections: 1) a broad framework of goals; 2) international course content outline; 3) lists of objectives and learning activities picturing the concept and behavioral objectives for a set of learning activities that incorporates case studies of current world trouble areas such as Southeast Asia, the Middle East, South Africa, Divided Germany, India and Latin America; and, 4) recommended textual and alternate materials, including supplementary suggested teacher resources. Related documents are SO 002 709 through SO 002 718. (Author/SJM)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Behavioral Objectives, Case Studies, Conflict Resolution, Current Events, Curriculum Guides, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Human Relations, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Education, International Relations, Junior High Schools, Nationalism, Peace, Secondary Education, War, World Problems
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers: Florida; Quinmester Program