ERIC Number: ED155084
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Appendix. Decision-Making in Contemporary America.
Vetter, Donald P.; And Others
The appendix offers supplemental teaching techniques for "Decision-Making in Contemporary America," a ninth grade social studies course described in SO 010 891. The appendix is arranged into four sections. Appendix A offers tips on how to organize group work and classroom discussion. Included in these suggestions are guidelines for large, medium, and small group instruction; a list of standards for group work; a list of types of group reports; evaluation checklists; guide sheets for group work; forms for the evaluation and rating of group members; a discussion evaluation sheet; discussion rating scales; and many activities for practicing discussion skills. Appendix B deals with organizing a classroom debate, and Appendix C looks at organizing role-playing and brainstorming activities. Guidelines and rules are listed for each activity. Appendix D contains a two page evaluation form. Using this form students evaluate this social studies course. (Author/JK)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Course Evaluation, Debate, Discussion Groups, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Evaluation Criteria, Grade 9, Group Discussion, Group Guidance, Group Instruction, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Inquiry, Large Group Instruction, Learning Activities, Peer Evaluation, Reports, Resource Materials, Role Playing, Secondary Education, Self Evaluation, Small Group Instruction, Social Studies, Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Donald P. Vetter, Supervisor of Social Studies, Board of Education of Carroll County, 55 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157 ($2.50, paper cover)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Carroll County Public Schools, Westminster, MD.
Note: For related documents, see SO 010 891-897; Not available in hard copy from EDRS due to poor reproducibility of original document