ERIC Number: ED312169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
World History/Cultures Curriculum Guide.
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of General Academic Education.
In 1988-89, a one-year course in world history/cultures was added to the list of courses required for graduation in the state of New Jersey, becoming the third required course in social studies. The course is intended to provide students with historical knowledge to better meet the demands of the world and to make the informed decisions that are so crucial to a democratic way of life. This curriculum guide is designed to stimulate multiple perspectives in the development, modification, and evaluation of such a course. The guide includes a statement of philosophy; a rationale for a world history/cultures course; curriculum guidelines; course objectives; five curriculum approaches; a 27-item resource list of agencies and organizations that could provide more information; an 8-item bibliography; and a feedback form. Course objectives are discussed in terms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and social participation; each of the objectives are broken down into additional goals and objectives. The five curriculum approaches (two examples of each approach are given) are world history, world cultures, world geography, global studies, and international relations. (CT)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context, Global Approach, Political Influences, Secondary Education, Social History, Social Studies, State Curriculum Guides, World Affairs, World History, World Problems
New Jersey State Department of Education, Distribution Services, 225 West State Street, CN 500, Trenton, NJ 08625 ($3.25).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of General Academic Education.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey