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ERIC Number: ED066409
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 465
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The Social Studies: Structure, Models, and Strategies.
Feldman, Martin; Seifman, Eli
Comprised of sixty four readings by scholars from various social studies disciplines, this book is suitable for elementary and secondary social studies methods courses providing an overview of social studies education as it is today. Each of three major parts to this volume features a keynote work offering insight into the section's theme, followed by ideas of many authorities in the field. The first part deals with an examination of the structure of knowledge which provides the subject matter in the social studies curriculum: anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, and sociology; the modes of inquiry; and methodology. Part two presents various models for social studies education, the theme article discussing education as the study of models. Other essays present diverse opinions and views on what ought to be the basic objectives, content, and organization of a social studies program. The final part, "strategies", attempts to place theory in a practical classroom situation. Suggestions and ideas are included for classroom teachers. (Author/SJM)
Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($5.95)
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Identifiers: Structure of Knowledge