ERIC Number: ED419772
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching World History: The Global Human Experience through Time. ERIC Digest.
Arias, Simone; Hitchens, Marilynn; Roupp, Heidi
This ERIC Digest outlines what world history is and why and how world history should be implemented into social studies curricula. The Digest offers suggestions on how to improve the study of world history in schools. Topics discussed in the Digest include: "What Is World History?"; "Why World History in the School Curriculum?"; "Major Themes and Habits of Mind for Teaching and Learning World History"; and "Teacher Preparations and Instructional Strategies." Included is a list of references and ERIC resources related to the study of world history. (RJC)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Economics, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Humanities, Non Western Civilization, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Studies, Teacher Education, Western Civilization, World History
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.