ERIC Number: ED396988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching the Humanities: Essays from the ACLS Elementary and Secondary Schools Teacher Curriculum Development Project. ACLS Occasional Paper No. 23.
American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY.
These papers are the work of scholars who received support as post-secondary fellows in 1992-93 in the Elementary and Secondary Schools Teacher Curriculum Development Project. The project seeks to familiarize teachers with current developments in the humanities, support their development of curricular materials based on their studies, and disseminates those materials. The seven essays include: (1) "Moving to the Other Side of the Desk: Teachers' Stories of Self-Fashioning" (Linda Wells); (2) "Transforming Canons, Transforming Teachers" (Edward L. Rocklin); (3) "Shaping the Multicultural Curriculum: Biblical Encounters with the Other" (Lois Feuer); (4) "Nationalism, History, the Chicano Subject, and the Text" (Darlene Emily Hicks); (5) "Ms. Higgins and the Culture Warriors: Notes Toward the Creation of an Eighth Grade Humanities Curriculum" (John G. Ramsay); (6) "History and the Humanities: The Politics of Objectivity and the Promise of Subjectivity" (Eve Kornfeld); and (7) "Toward a 'Curriculum of Hope': The Essential Role of Humanities Scholarship in Public School Teaching" (Paul A. Fideler). Contains approximately 250 references. (EH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Humanities, Humanities Instruction, Liberal Arts, Multicultural Education, Nationalism
American Council of Learned Societies, 228 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY.