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ERIC Number: ED139679
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Unified Studies Curriculum.
Florida Univ., Gainesville. P. K. Yonge Lab. School.
A humanistic education curriculum program is described. The major objective of the project is to enhance the self-concept of each student. The interdisciplinary humanistic curriculum contains six components. The first component describes Unified Studies departmental ideas, beliefs, and goals which will further humanistic objectives, including authenticity, sensitivity, involvement, creativity, responsibility, and the pursuit of excellence. The second component presents a general overview of the grade 9-12 curriculum. The third component identifies major concepts taught at each grade level, including the uniqueness of the individual, the human need to form groups, and human attempts to understand their role in the universe. The fourth component contains subconcepts that facilitate the learning of the major concepts. The topics in the fifth component suggest the kinds of generalizations which may be used by teachers in developing units. The last component focuses on the skill areas including library usage, writing ability, understanding vocabulary encountered in the subconcept, ability to use tools of social science disciplines, familiarity with historical development of philosophy and ability to use basic philosophic vocabulary. References are included. Descriptions of mini-courses and optional activities are included in the appendix. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Curriculum, Educational Objectives, Human Development, Human Living, Humanistic Education, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Personality Development, Program Descriptions, Secondary Education, Self Concept, Skill Development, Social Change, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Unified Studies Curriculum, Values
P. K. Yonge Laboratory School, 1080 SW 11th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32611 (free)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. P. K. Yonge Lab. School.
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