ERIC Number: ED033144
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Nov
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Major Concepts for the Social Studies: A Progress Report.
Price, Roy A.; And Others
This document defines and discusses 34 major concepts for use in social studies programs utilizing a concept teaching method. Discussed are 18 substantive concepts basic to every society--e.g., concepts of power, morality and choice, and scarcity; 5 value concepts--e.g., empathy, loyalty, and freedom and equality; and 11 concepts of method for learning the techniques of information acquisition and evaluation--e.g., the geographic approach, causation, analysis and synthesis, and skepticism. An appendix provides a detailed outline and discussion of the concept of conflict to guide teachers in preparing instructional materials. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document]. (MP)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Cooperative Research Program.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Social Studies Curriculum Center.