ERIC Number: ED110374
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Relations, Political Science, Relevance (Education), Resource Materials, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Thematic Approach
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: African-American Inst., New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Africa