ERIC Number: ED254850
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
The Humanities: Interconnections.
Salomone, Ronald E., Ed.
FOCUS: Teaching English Language Arts, v11 n2 Win 1985
Focusing on a wide range of interdisciplinary themes and ideas for humanities instruction, the 17 articles in this journal issue discuss the following topics: (1) literature, humanities, and the adult learner; (2) the role of the humanities in educating for a democracy; (3) humanities in the marketplace; (4) literature versus "great books" in high school; (5) adjustments and continuities in English and humanities courses; (6) teaching virtue through literature; (7) cybernetic structures in Ray Bradbury; (8) student developed units on the nuclear arms race; (9) a family research assignment; (l0) an interdisciplinary college course on the classic/romantic arts; (11) informal classroom rules; (12) building reading improvement in English classes; (l3) application of the scientific principle in teaching; (14) the literature curriculum; (15) the paradoxical nature of time in Heinrich Boll and Giorgio de Chirico; (l6) an interview with June Langford Berkley; and (l7) censorship in the prison system. Two book reviews are included at the end of the document. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adults, Censorship, Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Course Content, English Curriculum, English Instruction, High Schools, Higher Education, Humanities Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Teaching Methods
FOCUS, Division of Humanities, Ohio University, Chillicothe, OH 45601 ($7.50 for one year subscription (3 issues); make check payable to SOCTE).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Southeastern Ohio Council of Teachers of English.; Ohio Univ., Chillicothe. Div. of Humanities.