ERIC Number: ED418003
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Teaching Social Studies: Handbook of Trends, Issues, and Implications for the Future.
Wilson, Virginia S., Ed.; Litle, James A., Ed.; Wilson, Gerald Lee, Ed.
This book of essays provides a set of reference sources on the field of social studies. The introduction places the discipline in context, connecting it with the society and the world that it helps to explain. The 15 chapters include: (1) "Persistent Issues in the Social Studies" (Stanley P. Wronski); (2) "Reform Revisited: The Story of Elementary Social Studies at the Crest of the 21st Century" (Beverly J. Armento); (3) "A Century of Secondary Social Studies: Looking Backward and Forward" (Don Bragaw); (4) "American History in the Schools" (Robert P. Green, Jr., Richard L. Watson, Jr.); (5) "World History in the Schools" (Burton F. Beers); (6) "International Studies in the Schools" (Betty M. Bullard); (7) "School Geography" (Robert N. Saveland); (8) "Government and Politics in Social Studies" (Jack Allen); (9) "Economics in Elementary and Secondary Schools" (June V. Gilliard); (10) "High School Teaching of Psychology" (Edmund T. Emmer, Martin L. Tombari); (11) "Sociology in the Schools" (Paul S. Gray); (12) "Precollege Anthropology/Archaeology" (Marion J. Rice); (13) "Religion in the Schools" (Suzanne A. Gulledge); (14) "Writing in the Social Studies" (R. Baird Shuman); and (15) "The Social Studies Curriculum and Teacher Preparation" (Barbara M. Parramore). (Contains a 36-item selected bibliography.) (EH)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Geography, Global Approach, Higher Education, History Instruction, International Studies, Religion Studies, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Teaching Methods, United States History
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
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