ERIC Number: ED207816
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Ecosocial Studies: A Strategy to Develop Global Perspectives and Relationships Among Nations and Between Humans and Their Natural/Social Environments.
Presented is a view of ecosocial studies as representing one instructional strategy which can be used in the classroom to develop global awareness and perspectives in elementary and secondary education students. In addition to defining the need for and scope of ecosocial studies, this document: (1) discusses the role of the social studies; (2) indicates how ecosocial studies can help correct three weaknesses in present social studies curricula; (3) presents a schema for and examples of a proactive action model; (4) outlines a sample unit of study from the Humans and Ecology Learning Program; and (5) briefly addresses preservice and inservice teacher education. (DC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A