ERIC Number: ED337394
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Identifying What Is Unique about the Social Studies. Bulletin 1.
Barth, James L., Ed.
A collection of six papers about the foundations and history of the social studies discipline focus on the task of identifying what is unique about social studies. The papers include: "Social Studies: Born Out of Crisis and Change" (James Barth); "A Coming of Age: Social Studies as a Proactive Force" (Walter Schultz); "Social Studies Education: A Brief View of the Social Education Debate, c. 1910s" (David Warren Saxe); "Social Studies Education: Roots That Remain Fundamental" (Susanne Shafer); "The Two Cultures of Social Studies Education" (James S. Leming); and "Practical Competence: A Rationale for Social Education" (James S. Whitson; William B. Stanley). (DB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foundations of Education, Role of Education, Social Studies
Foundations of the Social Studies SIG, 1809 Bluebird Lane, Munster, IN 46321 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council for the Social Studies (68th, Orlando, FL, November 20, 1988). For related documents, see SO 021 487-488. A product of the Foundations of the Social Studies Special Interest Group.