ERIC Number: EJ523690
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Teaching "Nature versus Nurture": The Case of African-American Athletic Success.
Gnida, John J.
Teaching Sociology, v23 n4 p389-95 Oct 1995
Asserts that students familiarity with African American athletes and sports make it an effective lens to examine the nature versus nurture debate. Includes salient discussion questions and relevant examples drawn from articles and books illustrating opposing points of view. Concludes with a brief discussion of student response. (MJP)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Blacks, Consciousness Raising, Ethnic Stereotypes, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Nature Nurture Controversy, News Media, Occupational Mobility, Race, Social Influences, Social Science Research, Social Stratification, Sociology, Student Reaction, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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