ERIC Number: EJ420687
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Teacher Conceptions of History Revisited: Ideology, Curriculum, and Student Belief.
Evans, Ronald W.
Theory and Research in Social Education, v18 n2 p101-38 Spr 1990
Investigates how secondary history teachers' conceptions of history (typology) influences classroom practices. Interviews five teachers, representing five typologies, and their students, and observes classroom techniques. Suggests impact of teacher conceptions varies, finding only one of five typologies profoundly influencing students. Sees linkages between teaching approach and ideology. Appends student interview data. (CH)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Citizenship Education, Classroom Observation Techniques, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, History Instruction, Ideology, Interviews, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, Student Reaction, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Influence, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills, Teaching Styles
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A