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Clark, Todd, Ed. – Social Education, 1987
This article presents eight letters written by young South Africans which describe what they think United States students should learn about their country. (JDH)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Area Studies, Developing Nations
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Pereira, Carolyn – Social Education, 1987
Provides four learning activities for upper elementary grade level students. The activities are designed to help students learn about the history of South Africa, learn the meaning of apartheid, understand how apartheid would affect their lives, and practice citizenship participation skills by writing either a government official or a U.S. company…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Area Studies, Citizenship Education
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Maxey, Phyllis F. – Social Education, 1987
Offers learning activities on South Africa, which help students gain background information on South Africa's culture, history, and geography; examine United States foreign policy toward South Africa; conduct community research on United States involvement with South Africa; confront different life styles of individuals living in South Africa; and…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Area Studies, Developing Nations
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Randolph, Brenda – Social Education, 1987
Noting that textbooks in the United States contain misleading, inaccurate, and biased information on South Africa, this article provides an annotated bibliography of elementary and secondary curriculum materials which may be used to provide a more balanced and accurate treatment of South Africa. (JDH)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies
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Baldwin, Lewis V. – Western Journal of Black Studies, 1986
King's comments and opinions on the following aspects of South African apartheid are presented: (1) similarities to and differences from America's racist system; (2) the role of western countries and their pressure; (3) the role of black Americans; (4) the role of multi-racial coalitions; and (5) the role of religious groups. (PS)
Descriptors: Activism, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Dissent
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Xihu, Ruan – International Social Science Journal, 1987
Presents a brief history of relations between Blacks and Whites in South Africa. Focuses special attention on the establishment of "bantustans" (Black homelands) and other measures designed to exert complete political control over indigenous Black ethnic groups. (JDH)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Colonialism, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries
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Barth, James L. – Social Education, 1987
Describes the contrasting policies and viewpoints of Zambia and Malawi toward their neighboring nation, South Africa. Notes the economic and political pressures that bordering nations experience and details how these affect official policies and unofficial attitudes. (JDH)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, International Relations, Social Problems
Askin, Steve – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
Support for an end to foreign investment in South Africa and a call to outsiders to sever all ties with institutions that serve the apartheid system was advocated by the leader of the African National Congress. (MLW)
Descriptors: Diplomatic History, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Higher Education
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Crossley, Michael; Guthrie, Gerard – Teaching and Teacher Education, 1987
Current research in developing countries on the inservice education and training of teachers (INSET) and on the effects of examination systems on teaching is reviewed. Annotated reference lists are provided. (Author/MT)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, National Competency Tests
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Hewson, Mariana G. A'B. – Science Education, 1986
Investigated (1) conceptions 40 African students used in solving floating/sinking problems; (2) nature of these conceptions; (3) kinds of arguments of epistemological commitment they displayed in their responses; and (4) if their conceptions differed from scientific conceptions. (JN)
Descriptors: Comprehension, Concept Formation, Density (Matter), High Schools
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Albert, Alexa A.; Porter, Judith R. – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1986
Presents findings of a study which compared the gender stereotypes of 759 United States and 452 South African white, urban middle class children. Focuses on the impact of age, sex, socioreligious background, and mother's employment status. Both groups made similar sex role assignments but cultural differences in gender stereotyping were observed.…
Descriptors: Children, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Females
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Kendall, Patricia A. – Liberal Education, 1986
When the university discusses the South African divestiture issue only in terms of legal fiduciary principles, it encourages the perception that it is neglecting its other, perhaps unique, political responsibilities. The university should at least develop strategies promoting policies based on equal respect for all persons and reject policies…
Descriptors: College Administration, Endowment Funds, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
McNamee, Mike – Currents, 1985
South African divestment issue's impact on fund-raising, public relations, and alumni relations are discussed. An informal survey revealed that the campus debate over South Africa, apartheid, and divestment has not had a noticeable effect among donors, alumni, and other constituencies. (MLW)
Descriptors: Alumni, College Administration, Donors, Educational Finance
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Morphet, A. R. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1986
Presents a case study of a nonformal adult worker education course in South Africa and the judgments reached through the evaluation of the course. It is evaluated via the educational framework, sociological framework, and historical framework. The author also examines the idea of curriculum in nonformal education. (CT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
Chronicle of Higher Education, 1986
A table lists institutions of higher education that have sold all or part of their holdings in companies with operations in South Africa. Most of the institutions that have partially divested use the Sullivan Principles, which set equal-employment standards for U.S. corporations, as a guideline. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Administration, Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Educational Economics
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