ERIC Number: ED479846
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Sea Changes in Social Science Education: Woods Hole 2000. The Social Science Education Consortium Conference Series.
White, Charles S., Ed.
The agenda for the Social Science Education Consortium conference at Woods Hole (Massachusetts) was designed to continue a tradition of examining scholarship relative to the social sciences in K-12 education. The content focus for this volume, is political science, economics, and sociology. Following a "Foreword" (Matthew T. Downey; Joseph P. Stoltman), there are eight articles: (1) "A Dream Deferred: Shall We Reinvent the 'New Social Studies'" (Peter B. Dow); (2) "Politics Is Not a Dirty Word: Helping Students to Appreciate Democracy" (John R. Hibbing); (3) "Trends in Political Science as They Relate to Pre-College Curriculum and Teaching" (Richard G. Niemi); (4) "Fresh Ideas from Economics" (Donald R. Wentworth; Norris Peterson); (5) "Economics Instruction in U.S. High Schools: 1980-2000" (William B. Walstad); (6) "Beyond Content: Deep-Structure Objectives for Sociology and Social Science Curricula" (Keith A. Roberts); (7) "Professional Associations and Educational Advocacy: The Behavioral Sciences in U.S. Schools" (Ruth O. Selig); and (8) "Bridging the Gap: Political Science, Economics, Behavioral Sciences in K-12 Education" (Sharryl Davis). (BT)
Descriptors: Behavioral Sciences, Citizenship Education, Democracy, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Political Science, Social Studies, Sociology
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.
Note: For Volume 1, the companion volume, see ED 442 703.