ERIC Number: EJ419210
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The Research Base for Curriculum Choice: A Response.
Levstik, Linda S.
Social Education, v54 n7 p442-44 Nov-Dec 1990
Criticizes the National Commission on Social Studies in the Schools' report, "Charting a Course: Social Studies for the 21st Century," for its poor use of available social studies curriculum research and lack of citations of research sources. Argues that report views teachers as passive recipients of curriculum and fails to address methods issues. Questions efficacy of narrative, chronological history. (CH)
Descriptors: Citations (References), Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Curriculum Research, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Process Education, Research Utilization, Teacher Influence, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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