ERIC Number: ED058168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Intergroup Relations Curriculum. A Project for Elementary School Education. Vol. II.
Gibson, John S.
Volume 2 of this report on the development of an intergroup relations curriculum contains a curriculum itself. The contents include 1) an explanatory introduction to the curriculum; 2) an outline of the conceptual framework; 3) the methodological tools; 4) teaching the governing process and the methodological tools; 5) learning activities and instructional units, including units with bibliographies on American Indians and the Declaration of Independence; and 6) instructional resources. The objectives of the course are 1) to advance the child's positive self-concept; 2) to help the child to reduce sterotypic and prejudicial thinking and overt discrimination with respect to all kinds of groupings of human beings; 3) to assist the child in realizing that there are many differences among people within groupings based on sex, age, race, ethnic classification, national origin, profession, region, and level of education; 4) to give the child a realistic understanding of the past and present, including the contributions made to the United States by people from a wide variety of backgrounds and nations; 5) to encourage the child to be an active participant in the teaching-learning process; and 6) to suggest ways by which all individuals may contribute toward bringing the realities of the democratic critic culture closer to its ideals. Volume 1 of this report is related document SP 005 478. (MBM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Elementary School Curriculum, Human Relations, Intergroup Relations
Lincoln Filene Center for Citizenship and Public Affairs, Tufts Univ., Medford, Mass. 02155 ($4.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tufts Univ., Medford, MA. Lincoln Filene Center for Citizenship and Public Affairs.