ERIC Number: ED010533
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965
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AREA STUDIES IN THE NON-WESTERN WORLD. STUDENT READINGS AND TEACHER'S MANUAL.
Carnegie Inst. of Tech., Pittsburgh, PA.
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS WERE PROVIDED FOR A ONE-SEMESTER GRADE 10 COURSE IN NONWESTERN SOCIAL STUDIES. THE READING MATERIALS FOR STUDENTS AND THE TEACHER'S MANUAL WERE DEVELOPED AS PART OF AN INTEGRATED AND SEQUENTIAL 4-YEAR CURRICULUM FOR ABLE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, AND WERE FIELD TESTED TWICE AND COMPLETLY REWRITTEN BEFORE BEING PUBLISHED. THE UNITS OF STUDY COVERED BY THE MATERIALS WERE (1) "APARTHEID IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA," (2) "ECONOMIC GROWTH IN INDIA," (3) "RACE RELATIONS IN BRAZIL," AND (4) "TOTALITARIANISM IN CHINA." THESE UNITS AND THEIR ACCOMPANYING TEACHING STRATEGIES WERE PREPARED FOR INDUCTIVE-TYPE INSTRUCTION. (RS)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Area Studies, Communism, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Foreign Culture, Grade 10, History, Induction, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Racial Relations, Racial Segregation, Social Studies, Sociocultural Patterns, Teaching Guides, Units of Study
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Carnegie Inst. of Tech., Pittsburgh, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Brazil; China; India; Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh); South Africa