ERIC Number: EJ433664
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reconceptualizing Social Studies for a New Millennium.
Evans, Ronald W.
Louisiana Social Studies Journal, v17 n1 p26-31 Fall 1990
Traces historical trends in social studies education, examining pressures that have both produced and inhibited change. Analyzes differences between discipline-based and issue-centered approaches. Presents pessimistic, optimistic, and realistic scenarios of the next 100 years of social studies education. Advocates developing issue-centered social studies curricula. (CH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Computer Uses in Education, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Curriculum Development, Definitions, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Intellectual Disciplines, Interdisciplinary Approach, Program Content, Resistance to Change, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Problems, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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