ERIC Number: EJ446497
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Social Studies: A Field of Dreams?
Larrabee, Larry J.
International Journal of Social Education, v6 n2 p51-56 Fall 1991
Discusses the development of social studies from the social upheaval of the industrial revolution to the present. Defines social studies as an integrated, interdisciplinary curriculum for instruction in citizenship education. Lists objectives as gaining necessary knowledge, developing skill in processing information, examining one's own beliefs, and making rational decisions. Urges social studies educators to cope with modern changes. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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