ERIC Number: ED381471
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
The Future of the Social Studies.
Nelson, Murry R., Ed.
This series of 12 essays examine the role of the social studies, its past and predictions for the future. Following the introduction, the essays are: (1) "The Problem of the Social Studies" (James A. Michener); (2) "Social Studies Is the Heritage of a Nation" (James L. Barth); (3) "Past as Prologue: A Defense of Traditional Patterns of Social Studies Instruction" (James S. Leming); (4) "The Future of Critical Thinking in the Social Studies" (James A. Whitson and William B. Stanley); (5) "The Future of Equity in Social Studies" (Susan Adler); (6) "A Bold Vision for the Future of Social Studies" (Ronald W. Evans); (7) "The Future of Political Participation in Civic Education" (Patricia G. Avery); (8) "Teaching Toward a Global Future and the Future of Global Teaching" (Angene H. Wilson); (9) "A Social Studies Curriculum for the Future 'with Malice Toward None'...?" (Murry R. Nelson); (10) "The Future of Social Studies Certification" (Paul Robinson); (11) "The Future of Research on Social Studies" (James P. Shaver); and (12) "Speculating about the Future of Change in Social Studies: Seeking Answers to Some Basic Questions" (Gerald Marker). (EH)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foundations of Education, Philosophy, Role of Education, Social Science Research, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.