ERIC Number: ED421417
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Aug
U.S. Immigration Policy in an Unsettled World. Public Policy Debate in the Classroom. Choices for the 21st Century. Student and Teacher's Guide. Revised.
Lhowe, Mary, Ed.
This packet contains student materials and a teacher's guide. The materials engage students in the leading issues driving the current immigration debate. Students explore background materials and debate policy options as to what the U.S. immigration policy should be. The student booklet contains background essays on: (1) "The Role of Immigration in the American Experience"; (2) "A New Generation of Newcomers"; and (3) "Assessing the Impact of Immigration." Students are presented options as to what the U.S. immigration policy should be. Options include: (1) "Opening Ourselves to the World"; (2) "Balancing Our Responsibilities"; (3) "Competing in a Competitive World"; and (4) "Recognizing Our Limits." Supplementary documents are included to enhance the study of the policy question. The Teacher's Resource Book contains lesson plans for 5 days and an alternative 3-day lesson plan. (EH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Immigrants, Immigration, Instructional Materials, International Relations, Migrants, Refugees, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Choices for the 21st Century Education Project, Watson Institute for International Studies, Box 1948, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 ($12 includes reproducible student text (ISBN-1-891306-01-4) and a teacher's resource book (ISBN-1-891306-01-4-TRB); classroom set of student texts (15 or more of the same unit) $5 per copy; add 7% for shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA.
Authoring Institution: Brown Univ., Providence, RI. Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Inst. for International Studies.