ERIC Number: ED328477
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
C-Span in the American Government Classroom.
National Cable Satellite Corp., Washington, DC.
Encouraging educators' use of live and unedited television coverage of the functions of government, this publication contains seven lessons for the high school social studies curriculum. The C-Span has no time or space constraints and broadcasts all events in their entirety; unedited lessons teach concepts and objectives and the emphasis is on the process of government. Lessons cover congressional hearings, how a bill becomes law, negotiating and compromising, congressional leadership, qualifications for Congress, Congress and the executive branch, and types of persuasion. Each lesson has an overview, list of objectives procedure, follow-up activities, and worksheets. (NL)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Cable Television, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Class Activities, Educational Television, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Political Science, Primary Sources, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, United States Government (Course), Units of Study
C-Span in the Classroom, 400 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Cable Satellite Corp., Washington, DC.
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