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ERIC Number: ED110374
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 285
Abstractor: N/A
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Teaching Africa Today: A Handbook for Teachers and Curriculum Planners.
Murphy, E. Jefferson; Stein, Harry
This handbook defines major themes in African studies, suggests a variety of ways in which these themes can be viewed, and provides guidance to and evaluations of available print and audio-visual resources. The book is intended to assist educators with preparation of curriculum for grades K-12. An introduction explains use of the handbook; strategies; objectives, and approaches; problems in planning a course; suggestions from Africans; and planning an African course. Each chapter is a summary and commentary on a topic, emphasizing and describing appropriate materials. Chapter titles are: (1) African Geography: Man and Land; (2) African History I: From Human Origins to the Period of European Influence; (3) African History II: Developments during the Contact with Europe; (4) Nation Building in Africa I: National, Political, and Economic Development; (5) Nation Building in Africa II: National, Social, and Cultural Development; (6) Africa and the World; (7) Africa and the United States; and (8) The Dilemma of Southern Africa. Chapter 9 contains guidelines for selecting curriculum materials. The handbook concludes with an appendix listing visual/media resources. (ND)
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Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: African-American Inst., New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Africa