ERIC Number: ED422258
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Building Community - West African Style. An Interdisciplinary Unit Exploring African Culture and Our Own Culture.
Denver Univ., CO. Center for Teaching International Relations.
This interdisciplinary unit is designed as an introduction to West African culture for both teachers and students who have little background about Africa. The unit provides basic concepts and a conceptual framework for learning more about West Africa. The unit is divided into four sections with 18 lessons. Several lessons are in each section. Sections include: (1) "Creating Communities"; (2) "Geography, History and Community"; (3) "How an African Community Works"; and (4) "African Arts in the Community." A concluding activity offers evaluation strategies for the unit. Appendices add a description of slides, recommended resources, and sources of books and materials on Africa. (EH)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, African Languages, African Studies, Area Studies, Community, Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Social Studies
Center for Teaching International Relations, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver, 220 S. Gaylord Street, Denver, CO 80208-0268 ($25).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY.; Arkansas Humanities Council, Little Rock.; Arkansas Univ., Little Rock. International Center.
Authoring Institution: Denver Univ., CO. Center for Teaching International Relations.
Identifiers - Location: Africa