ERIC Number: ED350198
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
China: A Teaching Workbook.
Keyser, Catherine H., Ed.; Martin, Roberta, Ed.
This workbook is divided into 17 topical sections containing student readings and classroom activities designed to supplement standard textbook presentations and to bring China "alive" for students. The organization of the materials and the background notes for teachers stress central themes that are distinctive and recurrent in Chinese history and culture. The workbook's 17 sections include: (1) Introduction; (2) Geography and Population; (3) Language; (4) Philosophy and Religion; (5) Traditional History; (6) Modern History; (7) Society; (8) What It Means to be Chinese; (9) Government and Politics; (10) Economics; (11) Taiwan and Hong Kong; (12) Art; (13) Culture; (14) Literature; (15) Foreign Policy; (16) Chinese Americans; and (17) Overseas Chinese. Section 18 contains three readings: "A Film Guide to 'The Heart of the Dragon'"; "China's Gifts to the West"; and "Chinese Ideas in the West." (DB)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Chinese Americans, Chinese Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Multicultural Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
East Asian Institute, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10027.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. East Asian Inst.
Identifiers: China; Global Education; Hong Kong; Taiwan