ERIC Number: EJ560143
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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And Santayana Lives On: Students' Views on the Purposes for Studying American History.
VanSledright, Bruce A.
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v29 n5 p529-57 Sep-Oct 1997
Reviews and analyzes the responses of a small number of fifth graders, eighth graders, and high schoolers to detailed interviews concerning the purpose or efficacy of studying history. Reveals a sizable range of rationales characterized by age, interest, and ethnic background. Considers possible implications for teaching and curriculum development. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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