ERIC Number: ED113257
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Behavioral Sciences in Secondary Schools: An Inquiry-Oriented Interdisciplinary Approach to the Human Behavioral Sciences in Social Studies. Professional Education Series.
Anderson, Randall C.
Trends in secondary-level behavioral science curriculum development, informational background, and strategies for teaching behavioral science concepts are provided in this book. Chapters one through three define the behavioral sciences and examine their changing role and status in social studies education. Chapters four through six develop instructional strategies that teach significant behavioral science themes in the secondary social studies. At the conclusion of each major theme, there is a set of assumptions for student inquiry which have been developed to aid teachers in motivating reflective inquiry in their classroom discussion of these topics. Each assumption is designed to promote critical analysis through data gathering and interpretation. The behavioral science themes under examination include futuristics, birth control and family planning, genetic manipulation, euthanasia, environmental pollution, nourishment, pscyhological trauma, alcohol and drug abuse, sex, murder, suicide, alienation, divorce, juvenile delinquency, prison reform, and mental illness. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Theories, Behavioral Sciences, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends, Inquiry, Psychology, Questioning Techniques, Secondary Education, Social Behavior, Social Problems, Social Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology
Professional Educators Publications, Inc., Lincoln, Nebraska 68501 ($2.25)
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