ERIC Number: EJ556257
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Painting Societal Portraits: One Approach to Teaching Critical Reading and Writing.
Friedman, Hal M.
Teaching History: A Journal of Methods, v22 n2 p64-72 Fall 1997
Profiles an undergraduate course that combined historical research on U.S. foreign relations with writing assignments designed to develop and improve writing skills. Students begin with short papers summarizing key points of instruction and move on to more detailed analyses of academic articles, films, and memoirs. (MJP)
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Content Analysis, Curriculum Development, Diplomatic History, Film Study, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Relations, Reading Writing Relationship, Undergraduate Study, United States History, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Improvement, Writing Processes, Writing Workshops
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A