ERIC Number: ED439058
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Surfing Social Studies: The Internet Book.
Braun, Joseph A., Jr., Ed.; Risinger, C. Frederick, Ed.
The Internet makes available an unparalleled, and seemingly unlimited, repository of resources and ideas for social studies teachers. This book provides guidance and explores how the Internet can become an essential element in a teacher's repertoire of tools for engaging students in social studies curriculum. Chapters in the book are: (1) "Effective Internet Searching" (Barbara Brehm); (2) "The Webmaster's Tale" (Tim Dugan); (3) "The Classroom Website" (Timothy A. Keiper and Linda Bennett); (4) "Teaching History" (C. Frederick Risinger); (5) "The Virtual Tour" (Eileen Giuffre Cotton); (6) "Teaching Geography" (Cheryl L. Mason and Marsha Alibrandi); (7) "Creating Teledemocracy" (Bruce Larson and Timothy A. Keiper); (8) "Civic Education" (Bruce Larson and Angie Harwood); (9)"Economics Education" (Lawrence A. Weiser and Mark C. Schug); (10) "Global Education" (Bob Coulson and Alma Vallisneri); (11) "Global Issues" (Gregory A. Levitt); (12) "Art-Based Resources" (David B. Williams); (13) "Multiculturalism and the Internet" (Deborah A. Byrnes and Grace Huerta); (14) "Teacher Education" (D. Mark Myers); (15) "Problem-Based Learning" (Anthony W. Lorsbach and Fred Basolo, Jr.); (16) "Citizenship Projects" (John W. Saye and John D. Hoge); (17) "Civic-Moral Development" (Joseph A. Braun, Jr.); (18) "Safe Web Exploration" (Michael Berson and Eileen Berson); and (19) "Assessment" (Pat Nickell). (Each chapter contains references.) (BT)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Higher Education, History Instruction, Instructional Innovation, Internet, Social Studies, Student Motivation, Teacher Education, Technology Integration
National Council for the Social Studies, 3501 Newark Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016-3167 ($20, members' price $14). Tel: 202-966-7840; Web site: http://www.ncss.org.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.