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ERIC Number: ED407968
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Philippines in Spanish Rule. Asian Studies Module.
Romero, Marco
This curriculum outline introduces the components of a Latin America Civilization course which acquaints students with the Philippines and the similarities that exist between the Philippines and Latin America. First, the goals and student objectives of the course, which emphasizes the history, economic, political, religious, ethnic, and social problems of the Philippines, are presented. Next, the course outline and assignments are provided, highlighting the following periods: (1) the Philippines before the coming of Spain, focusing on classes and social practices; (2) the Spanish conquest of the Philippines, exploring reasons for the conquest, Spanish rule, foreign challenges to Spanish rule, consequences of Spanish presence, Christianization of the Philippines, social classes, and economic development; (3) development of Filipino nationalism, concluding with the Philippine revolution; and (4) the United States' rule in the Philippines, focusing on the coming of the United States, the Philippine-American war, social and economic progress, peaceful struggle for independence, the Commonwealth of the Philippines, Japanese occupation, and the Philippines as an independent nation. The remainder of the outline consists of the student pretest, activities and strategies for presenting material, audiovisual materials used for the course, and comparisons and contrasts of the Spanish colonization of the Philippines and of Latin America. Contains bibliographies for students and teachers. (TGI)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Saint Louis Community Coll. at Meramec, MO.
Identifiers - Location: Philippines; Spain