ERIC Number: EJ667053
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
What Can "Forrest Gump" Tell Us about Students' Historical Understanding?
Wineburg, Sam; Mosborg, Susan; Porat, Dan
Social Education, v65 n1 p55-58 Jan-Feb 2001
Presents results from a study that examined students' historical understanding by looking at five parent-child dyads in an inner-city high school, a college preparatory academy, and a Christian high school. Uses oral history interviews as well as other types of research methods. Focuses on results from interviews on Vietnam. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Grade 11, Grade 12, History, Interviews, Observation, Oral History, Parent Role, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Vietnam War
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Social Education is a refereed journal.