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ERIC Number: ED334100
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 50
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7246-1322-6
Port Arthur Alive: Exploring Past and Present, 1. Getting Started.
Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Part 1 of this five-part project invites students of the Tasmanian region of Australia to explore the history of Port Arthur, a 19th century penal colony located in Tasmania. The project is based on three ideas: (1) studying history can be educational and enjoyable; (2) imagination is an essential part of studying history; and (3) history is most of all a means by which to seek to understand the present--one's self and society as it exists now. Part 1 of the project contains six sections: (1) introducing "Port Arthur Alive"; (2) getting started on imaginative role play; (3) simple drama structures; (4) building stories from opposite concepts; (5) visiting Port Arthur; and (6) further reading and historical sources. (DB)
Marketing Officer, Department of Education and the Arts, 71 Letitia, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 7000 ($35.00 Australian for 5 parts).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia