ERIC Number: ED389656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
A Sustainable Development Curriculum Framework for World History and Cultures.
Brown, Jeffrey L.; And Others
This resource book provides methods and resources for teachers to integrate global issues and sustainable development concepts into a high school curriculum focusing on world history, world cultures, world geography, or global studies. The resource book contains 12 chapters. Chapter 1 is "Sustainable Development and World History and Cultures." Chapter 2 is "Student Objectives." Chapter 3 is "Methods for Infusing Sustainable Development in World History and Cultures Courses." Chapter 4, "Sample Lessons," contains: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "What's in a Name?"; (3) "Values and Sustainable Development"; (4) "Introduction to Sustainable Development"; (5) "Cultural Assumptions and Sustainable Development"; (6) "Africa and the Industrial Revolution"; (7) "Worldviews of Development"; (8)"The Quality of Life and Sustainable Development"; and (9) "Decisions for a 'Developing' Nation." Chapter 5, "An Analytical Framework for Sustainable Development," includes: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Sample Questions"; (3) "Definitions and Examples"; and (4) "Sources." Chapter 6, "Annotated List of Lessons for Teaching Sustainable Development," contains: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Sample Placement of Lessons"; (3) "Annotated List of Lessons"; (4) "Sources"; and (5) "Index to the Annotated List of Lessons." Chapter 7 identifies courses for the inclusion of teaching sustainable development. Chapter 8, focusing on resources, is divided into three sections. The first section is a core selection of videos; the second section lists videos organized topically; the third secton focuses on Africa. Also listed in this chapter are: sources of audiovisuals; bibliography; free publications; and resource organizations. Chapter 9 provides "A Guide to Action for Sustainable Development." Chapter 10 suggests "Test Questions." Chapter 11 provides further readings on sustainable development. Chapter 12 provides a glossary for the concepts presented. (EH)
Descriptors: Culture, Economic Development, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Global Education, Justice, Natural Resources, Science and Society, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Studies, Sustainable Development, World History
Global Learning, Inc. (SDCF), 1018 Stuyvesant Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 ($35; plus $3 shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Guadalupe Educational Programs, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT.; Agency for International Development (IDCA), Washington, DC.; Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Morristown, NJ.; National Environmental Education and Training Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Global Learning, Inc., Montclair, NJ.
Note: Funding also received from the Allied Signal, Inc.