ERIC Number: ED238464
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar-21
Reference Count: 0
Ancient Egypt: History 380.
Turk, Laraine D.
"Ancient Egypt," an upper-division, non-required history course covering Egypt from pre-dynastic time through the Roman domination is described. General descriptive information is presented first, including the method of grading, expectation of student success rate, long-range course objectives, procedures for revising the course, major course goals, a profile of students taking course, an overview of the first class meeting, and the required text and audio-visual materials. Course goals are identified next, including familiarization with the chronological development of the civilization of ancient Egypt, understanding of the nature of the religion of ancient Egypt, recognition of artifacts and buildings, and analysis of key events in ancient Egyptian history. The course's nine units are presented next; i.e.: (1) constraints on studying ancient Egyptian history; (2) pre-dynastic and archaic Egypt; (3) the old kingdom; (4) the middle kingdom; (5) the new kingdom; (6) later dynasties; (7) religion in ancient Egypt; (8) daily life in ancient Egypt; and (9) current archaeological work in Egypt. Descriptions of each unit include the unit goal, required reading, reserve reading, content of each class meeting, activities and objectives. (LAL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Graduate seminar paper, University of California, Los Angeles.