ERIC Number: ED114357
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Pre-collegiate Anthropology: Trends and Materials.
Dynneson, Thomas L.
This book is directed to educators who would like to see anthropology assume a greater role in the elementary and secondary curricula. Chapter One traces the growth in the importance of anthropology as a part of the school curriculum from the second world war to the present. Chapter Two discusses the reasons for including anthropology in the curriculum and outlines the content and structure of the field. Chapter Three contains short essays treating the nature and direction of current thinking about anthropology in the curriculum. Chapters Four and Five describe a variety of K-12 anthropology curriculum materials including federally funded project materials, textbooks, simulations, games, and supplementary materials. Chapter Six contains teaching tips and resource suggestions to help teachers construct anthropology courses and units. The appendix is a selective, annotated bibliography of resources to help persons teaching anthropology courses and units. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Anthropology, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Games, Human Geography, Instructional Materials, Relevance (Education), Simulation, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Supplementary Reading Materials, Teaching Methods, Textbooks
Anthropology Curriculum Project, 107 Dudley Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30601 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Anthropology Curriculum Project.