ERIC Number: ED065400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Global-Centric History and Culture Guide. Cleveland Diocesan Social Science Program.
Catholic Board of Education, Diocese of Cleveland, OH.
This global-centric study for average to superior senior high students provides historical and cultural world understandings. The objective is to prepare students to become intelligent, effective, and articulate citizens. Emphasis is upon learning to assess the nature of values through the knowledge of history and the use of adequate tools of inquiry including logical procedure, inductive/deductive reasoning, the scientific method of history and the concept method of learning. Each unit is arranged within a framework of an outline, a broad overview, a list of understandings and attitudes, and the significant concepts. Ten units for the two semester course synthesize a wide variety of content on the heritage and values of Western Civilization and the richness of other cultures. First semester units are: 1) Historiography; 2) Recapitulation; 3) The Renaissance and the Middle Ages in Europe; 4) The Age of Revolution in Europe and in the Americas; and, 5) Reactionism, Nationalism, and Liberalism. Second semester units are: 6) The Middle East; 7) Asia: China, Japan, Korea, India, and Pakistan; 8) Africa; 9) Great Power Rivalry; 10) The Growth and Problems of Peace. A bibliography of books and visual aids is furnished. A related document is SO 003 188. (SJM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cognitive Objectives, Concept Teaching, Critical Thinking, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Guides, Interdisciplinary Approach, Non Western Civilization, Secondary Education, Sequential Approach, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Units of Study, Western Civilization, World History
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Catholic Board of Education, Diocese of Cleveland, OH.