ERIC Number: ED072984
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
The Status of World History Instruction in American Secondary Schools.
Pulliam, William E.
This study is an assessment of the current status of world history instruction in American secondary schools and an attempt to detect trends in the teaching of this subject. The report is divided into the following sections: 1) Introduction; 2) Historical Development of the World History Course; 3) Criticisms of the World History Course; 4) External Organization; 5) Objectives; 6) Internal Organization; 7) Teaching Strategies; 8) Materials; and 9) Teacher Preparation. Citations from related research support the textual material in each section and graphic illustrations serve to clarify and summarize the findings of the study. (Author/SHM)
Descriptors: Citations (References), Course Objectives, Course Organization, Curriculum Research, Educational Resources, Educational Status Comparison, Educational Strategies, Educational Trends, History Instruction, Professional Training, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Surveys, World History
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Boulder, CO.
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