ERIC Number: ED080444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Dec
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Short Courses in the Social Studies.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of General and Academic Education.
Minicourses, one of the most popular educational developments to appear in a long time, are the subject of this working paper. It is designed to illustrate the impact of and to provide information about short courses or mini-courses, in the Pennsylvania secondary social studies curriculum. An attempt is made to answer questions that are frequently asked by social studies teachers and department chairmen interested in this curriculum approach. What a minicourse is, the advantages and disadvantages of minicourses, how to initiate a short-course program into the curriculum, and the outlook for mini-courses in the curriculum are discussed. There are lists of mini-courses offered, with descriptions and grade levels, from four school districts in Pennsylvania. (Author/OPH)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of General and Academic Education.