ERIC Number: ED046858
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Research and Development Project to Develop, Improve, Expand and Evaluate Behavioral Goals of a Team-Taught, Humanities-Oriented Course in World Civilization for Ninth and Tenth Grade Students. Final Report.
Fairfax County School Board, VA.
This report describes five out of seventeen units in a World Civilization program, a two-year humanities oriented interdisciplinary English and social studies program. Course material focuses on those records of man which represent his thoughts and feelings about life. History serves as the basis for the chronological development of the course, however literature, drama, philosophy, art, and music are included as an integral part of the content. English skills are taught through an extensive program of expository writing, literary interpretation, oral expression, and independent study. In social studies the instructor team focuses on critical thinking, problem solving, drawing relationships, developing a sense of time and space, analyzing information in terms of social, political, economic, cultural, and religious activity. There are three methods used: lecture, informal lecture-discussion, and small group discussion including use of multi-media center. The units included here are: The Ancient Near East, The Egyptians and the Hebrews, Renaissance, Seventeenth Century, and China. Each unit contains: philosophy, behavioral objectives, daily routine block plan, teaching techniques, testing methods and instruments, performance criteria, annotated bibliography of resources, reading lists, and study questions. (SBE)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Strategies, English Curriculum, Evaluation Methods, Grade 10, Grade 9, Humanities, Induction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Lecture Method, Non Western Civilization, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Team Teaching, Units of Study, Western Civilization, World History
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Fairfax County School Board, VA.