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Gillespie, Judith A.; Lazarus, Stuart – 1975
This is the introductory unit to the second semester "Comparing Political Experiences" course which focuses on specific, controversial political issues. The unit uses a comic book format to teach 12th-grade students the fundamental political concepts of system, political-system types, and political experiences which will be used in later…
Descriptors: Civics, Class Activities, Comics (Publications), Course Content
Gillespie, Judith A.; Lazarus, Stuart – 1975
Since the first unit of the second-semester "Comparing Political Experiences" course is self-instructional, this teaching guide focuses mainly on instructional objectives, mastery tests, and application exercises. The objectives and mastery tests are provided for each of the five lessons in the student materials. Following the completion…
Descriptors: Civics, Class Activities, Course Content, Course Objectives
Gillespie, Judith A.; Lazarus, Stuart – 1975
Unit two to the second-semester "Comparing Political Experiences" course focuses on a specific controversial political issue: court-ordered busing in Boston. A documentary approach represents the core of instruction in this 12th-grade unit. This approach avoids lengthy narratives of a theoretical approach and yet is more in-depth than…
Descriptors: Busing, Case Studies, Class Activities, Concept Teaching
Gillespie, Judith A.; Lazarus, Stuart – 1975
This is the third unit to the second-semester "Comparing Political Experiences" course which focuses on a specific, controversial, political issue. The unit analyzes the concept of political maintenance by studying the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) between 1918 and 1975 and its fight to secure mine safety standards. A documentary…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Class Activities, Course Content, Documentaries
Gillespie, Judith A.; Lazarus, Stuart – 1975
The fourth unit to the second-semester "Comparing Political Experiences" course focuses on a specific, controversial, political issue. Using a documentary approach, this unit analyzes the concept of political change by examining the changes in Riverside, California, as that community confronts the issue of smog. The unit is divided into…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, Class Activities, Community Action
Gillespie, Judith A.; Lazarus, Stuart – 1975
This is the fourth unit to the 12th-grade second-semester "Comparing Political Experiences" course which focuses on specific controversial political issues. The unit analyzes the concept of political development by examining the Cummins Engine Company and employee job security during the company's growth into a multinational corporation.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Class Activities, Course Content, Documentaries