ERIC Number: ED423152
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-May
Haptic History: Teaching A.P. U.S. History through Kinesthetic Learning and Material Culture.
Randall, Cathleen Coyle
This project was developed as an alternative learning system for Advanced Placement history students. The project is accompanied by interactive text instructions and items of material culture from a culture box. Chapters include: (1) Introduction; (2) "A Rationale for Alternate Learning"; (3) "A Brief History of Experiential Education"; (4) "History Today"; (5) "Haptic in History"; (6) Conclusion. A resource list and bibliography conclude the text. Four appendices offer additional suggestions for inclusion of items in the culture box. (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Advanced Placement, Built Environment, Culture, Heritage Education, High Schools, History Instruction, Kinesthetic Perception, Learning Modalities, Manipulative Materials, Material Culture, Object Manipulation, Realia, Sensory Experience, Social Studies, Tactile Stimuli, Tactual Perception, United States History
Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Center for Independent School Education, Teachers College, Columbia University 525 West 120th Street, Box 125, New York, NY, 10027.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Center for Independent School Education.