ERIC Number: ED091303
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Armenian Studies for Secondary Students, A Curriculum Guide.
Stone, Frank A.
The guide outlines a two to six week course of study on Armenian history and culture for secondary level students. The unit will help students develop an understanding of the following: culture of the American citizens of Armenian origin; key events and major trends in Armenian history; Armenian architecture, folklore, literature and music as vehicles of culture; and characteristics of Armenian educational, political and religious institutions. Teaching strategies suggested include the use of print and non-print materials, questioning techniques, classroom discussion, art activities, field trips, and classroom visits by Armenian-Americans. The guide consists of the following seven units: (1) The Armenians in North America; (2) Sketches of Armenian History; (3) Armenian Mythology; (4) Voices of Fiction and Poetry; (5) Armenian Christianity; (6) Armenian Fine Arts; and (7) Armenian Political Aims. Instructional and resource materials, background sources, teaching strategies, and questions to stimulate classroom discussion are provided for each unit. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Cultural Pluralism, Culture, Ethnic Studies, Evaluation, Humanities, Immigrants, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Middle Eastern Studies, Minority Groups, Questioning Techniques, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Univ., Storrs. World Education Project.