ERIC Number: ED123185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Seeking a Just Society through Population Education. Proceedings of the Population Education Workshop Sponsored by the Department of Elementary Schools of the National Catholic Educational Association (Washington, D.C., December 15-17, 1974).
National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.
The goals of the workshop were (1) to provide an overview of the population problem in the world today as it affects the survival and quality of life of people throughout the world; (2) to explore the meaning of population education within the context of the Catholic educational community; (3) to provide methodologies for the development and utilization of curriculum for population education; and (4) to elicit action plans for the Catholic schools which involve administration, faculty, parents, and students in seeking solutions to population problems within the context of the Bishops' statement on social justice. The publication contains the following papers: The Population Problem in Building a Just Society by Rev. J. Bryan Hehir; What Is Population? by Dr. Leon Bouvier; Food and Population: A New World View Needed by Gerald E. Connolly; Teaching About Global Interdependence and Development by Jayne Millar Wood; What Each of Us Can Do by Judith R. Seltzer; Population Education as Part of Education for Justice by Rev. Peter J. Henriot, SJ; and Population Issues in Catholic Curricula: A Plan of Action by Brother John D. Olsen, CFX. Names and addresses of the NCEA Task Force and names of the NCEA officers are provided. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Abortions, Catholic Schools, Contraception, Curriculum Development, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Food, Global Approach, Justice, Population Education, Population Growth, Population Trends, Program Descriptions, World Problems
Population Task Force, National Catholic Educational Association, 1 Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 350, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($2.75 paper, 10-25 copies 10 percent discount, 25 or more copies 20 percent discount)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.