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ERIC Number: ED098140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 69
Abstractor: N/A
Individualizing the Social Studies, Why Not?
Dunlap, Robert L., Ed.
The Councilor, v34 n1 April 1974
The 11 articles in this issue of The Councilor focus on individualized social studies instruction. Nolan Armstrong reviews several studies of individualized social studies programs and their fundamental assumptions. C. Frederick Risinger discusses some existing individualized programs and their implementation problems. Three suggestions for using individualized instruction with local resources are offered by Gerald Danzer, Linnea Ghilardi, and Theresa Kasprzycki. G. Galin Berrier offers suggestions for writing learning activity packets with performance objectives, while techniques for individualizing a primary grade social learning skills program are detailed by Kevin Swick. Richard Clark outlines the staffing, objectives, and content of an individualized humanities program. William R. Heitzmann describes his individualized unit on Afro-American studies, Patrick O'Donnell and Robert Lang relate their individualization of social studies through literature, and Wilma Lund tells of her unit on communication. John McAteer writes of individualizing the preparation of social studies student teachers and Allen Kemmerer of providing a primary resource from which inservice teachers can implement secondary school projects. (KSM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Council for the Social Studies.