ERIC Number: EJ909829
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
What Is World History?
Thornton, Stephen J.
Social Studies, v102 n1 p1-2 2011
In the United States, survey courses in world history have been staples of school programs for almost a century. But no consensus has emerged on the exact goals toward which these courses should be directed. Nor is there agreement on what topics to include or in what order topics should be studied. This article introduces some of the reasons for this lack of consensus.
Descriptors: World History, Introductory Courses, Definitions, Conflict, Elementary Secondary Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States