ERIC Number: ED177033
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Ethnic Heritage Studies Program: Final Performance Report.
Delaware State Dept. of Public Instruction, Dover.
The document describes development, objectives, and activities of an ethnic heritage studies project entitled Preserving Ethnic Traditions (PET). Undertaken to aid high school teachers and students understand ethnic traditions in Delaware, the project focused on development of skills in areas of interviewing, photography, graphics, public speaking, and researching. Ethnic communities involved in the project included Pakistanis, Ukrainians, Hispanics, Blacks, American Indians, Amish, French, Germans, Africans, Chinese, Greeks, and Swedes. Project developers believe that the information presented in the document can be used as a model for other schools initiating an ethnic heritage studies program. The document is presented in 10 sections. Section I presents a directory of advisory council members and includes council correspondence. Section II outlines project objectives. Sections III and IV summarize project orientation, procedures, participant selection processes, interview techniques, and materials. Section V explains evaluation techniques. Sections VI and VII outline project materials. Section VIII offers a directory of individuals and organizations providing resources and publicity. Section IX describes seminars presented in Delaware communities by PET students. The final section describes an inservice program designed to help teachers develop Project PET activities. (DB)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Ethnic Studies, Ethnicity, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Activities, Multicultural Education, Program Evaluation, Projects, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Social Environment, Social Studies, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Participation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Postsecondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of International Education.
Authoring Institution: Delaware State Dept. of Public Instruction, Dover.