ERIC Number: ED164373
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Nigeria: Teaching Resource Units for Use in American Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Akinola, Joshua A.
Twenty social studies units present an in-depth investigation of Nigerian geography, culture, history, and government. The guide is intended for use by elementary and secondary classroom teachers as they develop and implement educational programs on Nigeria. Providing general background information, the first two units focus on African geography and stereotypes about African ethnic groups, climatic regions, population distribution, and natural resources. Other units concentrate on Nigerian culture, daily life, political linkages with the United States, food, costumes, currency, and court system. For each unit, information is presented on the scope of the topic, objectives, teaching materials, teacher preparation, and activities. Students are involved in filling in blanks, class discussions, map and globe work, group projects, recall exercises, reading assignments, writing exercises, library research, defining vocabulary, and analyzing slides and filmstrips dealing with Nigerian customs. The document can also be used as a model for developing teaching resource units on other nations. (DB)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Area Studies, Comparative Education, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Curriculum Development, Economic Factors, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Political Issues, Resource Units, Social Studies, Sociocultural Patterns, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. African Studies Center.
Authoring Institution: N/A