ERIC Number: EJ600330
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Oral History and Problematic Questions Promote Issues-Centered Education.
Penyak, Lee M.; Duray, Pamela B.
Social Studies, v90 n2 p68-71 Mar-Apr 1999
Describes the Oral History Project at the American School Foundation in Mexico City, Mexico that focuses on examining the Mexican countryside through oral history projects, infusing art and photography within the issues-centered framework, and promoting the acceptance of other cultures. Views the teacher as a facilitator whereas the students direct the projects. (CMK)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Art Education, Cultural Pluralism, Empathy, Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum, Local History, Oral History, Photography, Relevance (Education), Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Empowerment, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico