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ERIC Number: EJ605747
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-0293
Just What Sort of Question is "What is Social Studies?" and How Do We Go about Answering it?
Wright, Ian
International Journal of Social Education, v13 n1 p66-76 Spr-Sum 1998
Proposes that educators answer the question "What is social studies?" by utilizing normative methodology where a concept, in this case social studies, is evaluated and then modified to develop an applicable definition instead of implementing either a descriptive or conceptual methodology. Provides guidelines for arriving at applicable definitions of educational concepts. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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