ERIC Number: ED083079
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun-16
Reference Count: 0
Toward International Understanding in the American Secondary Schools.
McKeown, Robin J.
Stages in the development of international and intercultural education in the American secondary schools are discussed in this report. The author describes different sets of rationale for teaching toward international understanding which have evolved through the years. Cited are six social studies projects which represent productive materials and programs being developed for the secondary schools. Suggestions of methods intended to improve international understanding in American schools are presented. These include proposals for use of educational resources from other countries which might assist the schools in this country to realize their objectives related to international understanding. (SHM)
Descriptors: American Culture, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Interrelationships, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Programs, Educational Theories, Global Approach, International Cooperation, International Education, Material Development, Projects, Secondary Schools, Social Studies, Speeches
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Note: A Report to the Hawaii Conference of the Joint Committee on United States-Japan Educational and Cultural Cooperation, Hilo, Hawaii, June 16, 1973