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Asimeng-Boahene, Lewis – Intercultural Education, 2007
The teaching of controversial issues has been widely viewed as preparing students for effective citizenship and, as such, is regarded as inevitable in social studies classrooms if students are to be able to think intelligently and to participate effectively in society. However, the effective implementation of issue-centered education in African…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Controversial Issues (Course Content), African Studies, Citizen Participation
Hume, Susan E. – 1996
People from African countries who visit the United States often are stunned by how little people know about African countries. Africa is a large continent more than 3 times the size of the continental United States, and it contains over 50 independent countries. One out of every three member states in the United Nations is an African country. One…
Descriptors: African Culture, African Studies, Area Studies, Course Content
Burchenal, Margaret; And Others – 1995
This teacher resource packet provides information, techniques, and a series of lesson units designed to introduce students to ancient Nubia through works of art found in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. The packet consists of three curriculum units based upon aspects of ancient Nubian life or culture. These units…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Art, Art Activities, Art Criticism
Ross, Annie; And Others – 1992
This teacher resource packet, which includes 20 color slides with a descriptive script and comprehensive lesson guide, aims at engaging students in a study of the people, art, and culture of several West African nations, including the countries of Cameroon, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, and Nigeria. The packet, designed for use by general classroom…
Descriptors: African Culture, Art, Art Activities, Art Education
1996
This resource represents a virtual library of still and moving images, documents, maps, sound clips and text which make up the history of the non-European world from prehistoric times to the early 1990s. The interdisciplinary range of materials included is compatible with standard textbooks in middle and high school social science, social studies,…
Descriptors: African History, Ancient History, Archaeology, Architecture
Gachuhi, D., Ed.; Matiru, B., Ed. – 1989
Developed from a series of workshops in Kenya, this handbook offers practical guidance for those creating printed distance education materials for African students. The introduction describes the workshops and a short section explains how to use the handbook. Twelve units appear on the following topics: (1) overview of distance education; (2)…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Distance Education, Editing, Instructional Materials
Institute of International Education, New York, NY. – 1991
This document presents curriculum projects and papers written by U.S. teachers who traveled to countries in Southern Africa in the summer of 1991 as part of the Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program. The included projects and papers are: "Through a Glass Darkly: The Enigmatic Educational System of Botswana" (Alan C. Howard);…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture
Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education. – 1991
This curriculum unit is part of a larger project designed to introduce communication-based, culturally specific instructional materials on French-speaking African societies into foreign language curricula with the goal of increasing the appeal and relevance of French language study, especially to African-American students. The materials are…
Descriptors: African Culture, African Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences
Becker, Laurence; Henley, Joan – 1986
This unit is designed to introduce intermediate French language students to an important region of the French-speaking world--Africa. The unit provides the French language teacher with lesson plans and materials that are intended to reinforce French language skills, teach about African culture, and infuse global education skills and concepts. The…
Descriptors: African Culture, African Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education. – 1991
This curriculum unit is part of a larger project designed to introduce communication-based, culturally specific instructional materials on French-speaking African societies into the foreign language curriculum with the goal of increasing the appeal and relevance of French language study, especially to African-American students. The materials,…
Descriptors: African Culture, African Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development
Collins, H. Thomas; Majeske, Christopher – 1993
Designed to allow teachers and students to take a pro-active approach to learning about Cameroon, the guide is a starting point for research and discussion with information that enables students to identify patterns of culture and geography. In the first section, details on Africa and Cameroon provide information that can be personalized for each…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
Gage, Susan – 1991
Using text, activities, cartoons, and prose, the publication encourages junior and senior secondary students to examine the history of colonialism in Africa and the importance of colonialism in Africa today. Chapter 1 provides an overview of 500 years of colonialism. Chapter 2 describes pre-colonial Africa from the year 1000 to 1442. The focus of…
Descriptors: African History, Apartheid, Change, Colonialism
Rouhol-Amin, Irandokht – 1987
The grade 6 social studies curriculum on Africa for French immersion is outlined. The syllabus consists of seven units. Each contains an instructional objective (in English); a number of specific performance objectives; and for each performance objective, required and optional vocabulary, a list of related activities, and exercises for classroom…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Black History, Colonialism, Course Descriptions
Lynn, Karen – 1991
This annotated bibliographic collection of resources on Africa including non-fiction, fiction, texts, poetry, draft papers, addresses, periodicals, film, records, and travel agencies is designed to aid secondary students and their teachers interested in research on Africa. An instructional approach is taken, drawing upon examples to demonstrate…
Descriptors: African Studies, Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Educational Resources
Maxwell, Margaret, Ed. – 1983
Teachers from Worcester (Massachusetts) Public Schools and the University of Massachusetts collaborated in a Teacher Corps project to publish a resource handbook on African studies to be utilized in U.S. elementary and secondary classrooms. The handbook contains selected classroom activities and resources that enable both students and teachers to…
Descriptors: African Studies, Area Studies, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Enrichment
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