ERIC Number: ED259962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
World History Workshop (Colorado Springs, Colorado, July 13-15, 1983).
Matusiak, Frederick C., Ed.
Described is a workshop that brought together world history teachers from the Colorado Springs (Colorado) area and new instructors at the U.S. Air Force Academy to discuss problems in world history instruction. There were six workshop sessions, each including presentations and discussions. This report summarizes both the presentations and the discussions. The session titles and the names of the presenters are: Session 1, "Where Are We: World History Today" (Joe C. Dixon and Kevin Reilly); Session 2, "Looking for Meaning: Varieties of History" (Arnold Schrier); Session 3, "Putting It Together: Course Approaches" (Kevin Reilly); Session 4, "Modernization as a Paradigm: Dead or Alive" (Joe C. Dixon, John Albert, and Robert Roeder); Session 5, "Tools of the Trade: Available Resources" (Marilynn Hitchens and Robert Roeder); and Session 6, "The Ultimate Challenge: Teaching World History" (John M. Thompson). The appendices, which comprise approximately half of the report, contain world history syllabi from the Air Force Academy and the University of Denver, a list of recommended world history textbooks for the secondary grades, and a list of the workshop participants. (RM)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Higher Education, History Instruction, Institutional Cooperation, Instructional Improvement, Modernization, Relevance (Education), Secondary Education, Student Participation, Teaching Methods, World History
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO.
Note: For related documents, see SO 016 507-508. Photographs may not reproduce clearly.