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Drummond, Dorothy W. – 1989
Geographic illiteracy is widespread in Indiana. In seeking a solution, it is necessary first to isolate the problem. It seems that the problem has come about in spite of rather than because of state curriculum guidelines. Geography has a strong role in the social studies curriculum of Indiana at every grade level from first through seventh. The…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Geography Instruction, Map Skills
Alsop, Thomas A.; And Others – 1985
The Central Indiana Committee for Foreign Language Study was organized by college language departments in 1982 and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities as an autonomous collaborative group of interested French, Spanish, and German teachers at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels. The purposes of the committee are to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, French, Higher Education, Information Networks
Nziramasanga, Caiphas T. – 1995
This paper briefly examines the historical background to political independence in African nations, highlighting the control of the colonial masters on those nations. The "hangovers" describes how early colonial control has had serious influence on the development of social studies curriculum in Zimbabwe. The paper concludes by narrating…
Descriptors: African History, African Studies, Area Studies, Black Studies