ERIC Number: ED055940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
A Teacher Guide for the Course: "Toward the Year 2000" (A Multi-Disciplinary Approach).
Buchanan, John; And Others
This guide was developed jointly by members from the Departments of social studies, mathematics, English, and science. It sets forth the methods, materials and procedures of operation for the interdisciplinary teaching of this course. The overall objectives of the course are: 1) to teach the elements and process of decision-making; 2) to improve the process of communication; 3) to develop an awareness of the interaction between society and technology; and, 4) to develop an awareness of the present level of technology and the directions technology may take in the future. Student centered problem solving groups will deal with relevant real life situations. Small, medium, and large groups will be randomly selected and flexibly scheduled. The units are: Elements of Decision-Making; Communications; Nation Building; International Simulation including computer instruction; The Environmental Crisis; Labor vs. Management; and, Major Urban Problems. (Author/SBE)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Decision Making Skills, Environmental Education, Futures (of Society), Human Geography, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Simulation, Social Planning, Social Problems, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Team Teaching, Technological Advancement, Units of Study, Urban Problems
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Cherry Creek High School, Englewood, CO.