ERIC Number: ED380314
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Educating for Social Responsibility. The ESR Journal.
Pittman, Susan Peters, Ed.
ESR Journal, p1-121 1990
Dedicated to Seth Kreisberg, this document is the first journal issue of the Educators for Social Responsibility (ESR). It begins with "The Real Ropes Course: The Development of Social Consciousness" (Shelley Berman). The other articles are presented in five sections. The first section, "Our Relationship to Society," contains: (1) "What Should Schools Teach and Students Learn?" (Vito Perrone); (2) "Is Education for Social Responsibility Anathemic to American Culture? (The answer should be no, but is it?)" (Milton Kleg); and (3) "An Inclusive Reality" (Michael Hartoonian). The second section is "Understanding our Interdependence" and contains three articles: (1) "Conflict Resolutionland: A Round-Trip Tour" (William J. Kreidler); (2) "A New Way of Fighting: Resolving Conflict Creatively" (Linda Lantieri; Tom Roderick); and (3) "Reflections on Conflict Management as an Empowering Process for Students...And for Me" (Joan May T. Cordova). The third section, "Opportunities for Social Contribution," contains one article: "Human Rights Education: A Statewide Commitment" (Nancy Schniedewind; Bonne Sue Adams; Winifred Evers Pardo). The fourth section, "Developing Participatory Understanding," contains three articles: (1) "A Democratic Approach to Teaching about the U.S. Constitution" (Clarissa Sawyer); (2) "Stepping into Other Perspectives: Holistic History and Students at Lakeside School" (Dwight Gibb); and (3) "Using Oral History to Address Social Issues in the Social Studies Classroom" (Sam Totten). The fourth and final section is "Exploring Real World Issues" and includes three articles: (1) "Be Prepared: Using Controversial Topics or Methods in the Classroom" (John Zola); (2) "Teaching for New Ways of Thinking: The ESR Soviet Education Project" (Larry Dieringer); and (3) "Challenges in the ESR-Soviet Collaboration" (Alan Shapiro). (DK)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Conflict Resolution, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Cultural Awareness, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, History Instruction, International Education, Oral History, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
Educators for Social Responsibility, 23 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Educators for Social Responsibility, Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers - Location: USSR