ERIC Number: ED027797
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
A Handbook on Latin America for Teachers: Methodology and Annotated Bibliography.
Seelye, H. Ned, Ed.
A product of a 1968 Title III National Defense Education Act Pilot Workshop on Teaching Latin American Cultural Themes, this booklet is designed to (1) further the cause of Latin American understanding in Spanish, social studies, and elementary school classes, (2) to be used in future workshops, and (3) serve as a model for similar handbooks involving other cultures. Part 1 is composed o f seven methodologically oriented articles in which developments in this area of study are anticipated. Topics treated are--(1) new instructional aims for social studies, (2) pertinency in Latin American studies, (3) the culture capsule and political simulation techniques, (4) guidelines for a well-articulated sociocultural understanding addition to existing language programs, (5) culture test item validation and measurement techniques, and (6) the rationale for measurement of acculturational abilities in individuals. Part 2 consists of a 200-item annotated bibliography on Latin America developed by 16 scholars representing seven academic disciplines. (AF)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Annotated Bibliographies, Articulation (Education), Course Objectives, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Elementary Schools, Evaluation Methods, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Learning Levels, Latin American Culture, Simulated Environment, Simulation, Social Studies, Spanish
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Springfield.; Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb.