ERIC Number: ED159116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-May-31
Reference Count: 0
Literature Search, Reference File and Compendium of Instructional Materials for Citizen Education: Final Report.
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
The report describes a search for instructional materials on citizen education, provides a directory of materials and publishers, and reviews materials. The document is presented in seven sections. Section I describes the search for literature relevant to citizen education. Section II explains that the search scope encompasses materials dealing with citizen education-related fields, including community education, economic education, ecology, energy, family education, global education, government, history, law-related education, moral-ethical education, political participation, and social science. Sections III and IV examine problems related to identifying appropriate materials and establishing evaluation criteria for judging materials. Section V discusses trends in textbooks, supplementary materials, and citizen education programs. Section VI offers recommendations for using materials in a variety of citizen education situations. A major recommendation is that state and local school personnel be involved in materials evaluation. Section VII lists references. The document concludes with appendices presenting primary source bibliographies, primary source promotional literature, and reviews of primary source materials, textbooks, supplementary materials, and instructional programs. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civics, Classification, Cognitive Objectives, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Indexes, Information Sources, Information Storage, Inquiry, Instructional Materials, Literature Reviews, Primary Sources, Reading Material Selection, Research Methodology, Research Reviews (Publications), Skill Development, Social Studies, Supplementary Reading Materials, Textbooks
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Note: For related documents, see SO 011 124-129