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ERIC Number: ED389656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 296
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-928630-001
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)
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
Language: English
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.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Funding also received from the Allied Signal, Inc.