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Dewal, O. S. – 1989
The objectives of the workshop were to discuss the need for staff development in African universities, explore various means to improve teaching and learning, prepare an outline to set up centers in universities to cater to the needs of staff development, and outline a basic approach for establishing a continental committee to coordinate and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational Improvement, Faculty Development
Stewart, Rohn – 1992
This paper, a summary of a multi-carousel slide presentation, reviews literature on the cultures, religions, and art of African people. Before focusing on West Africa, highlights of the lifestyles, religions, and icons of non-maskmaking cultures of North, West and South African people are presented. Clarification of West African religious concepts…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Art, Art Education, Cultural Background
Quansah, Kofi B. – 1983
This course supplies an historical overview of forces and factors which have led to changes in African educational philosophy and planning. Most landmarks in African education have been established by some important international conferences on education (held in developing nations), a number of which are discussed in the course. The course is…
Descriptors: Access to Education, African History, Course Objectives, Curriculum Development
Sachsenmeier, Peter – 1983
This training course module on curriculum development is divided into five units: (1) basic curriculum questions; (2) formulation of educational objectives; (3) translating national goals into educational programs; (4) determination of learning needs; and (5) the organization of areas of knowledge in the curriculum. For each unit the learning…
Descriptors: Course Objectives, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Developing Nations
Dioh, Sylvester N.; Standa, Everett M. – 1983
This course book provides a broad view of the theoretical aspects of instructional media. It is designed to acquaint students with the variety of instructional media that are available, from the simple to the more complex, and their uses in the educational system. The course's purpose is to develop the knowledge and skills which a curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Media, Educational Objectives
Appell, G. N., Ed. – 1985
Many developing nations are engaged in efforts to transform the traditional agricultural sectors of their economies into modern forms that are more closely linked to the national economy and the export market. Almost universally, the traditional rights to land of the indigenous populations are ignored. The 12 essays in this book examine the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Developing Nations, Developmental Programs, Economic Development
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Zimmerman, Jonathan – Journal of American History, 1995
Examines the Peace Corps' early efforts to recruit black volunteers and the consequent culture clash between their expectations of Africa and its reality. Sexism, social stratification, and cultural stereotyping often underscored the differences between black Americans and Africans. Nonetheless, volunteers generally credited the experience as a…
Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Civil Rights, Cultural Differences
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Mgadla, P. T. – Educational Studies, 1995
Presents an in-depth portrait of the British government's educational policy in the Bechuanaland protectorate. The government systematized the primary school syllabus, regularized payment and training of teachers, and established cattle post schools. However, blatant discrimination favored support of European schools over African and little…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Colonialism, Educational Discrimination
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Squeri, Lawrence – Journal of the Middle States Council for the Social Studies, 1989
Explores the work of Martin Bernal in tracing the roots of Greek civilization to Africa. Discusses the Ancient, Aryan, and Revised Ancient models for explaining Greek origins. Observes that Bernal's thesis comes at a time of increased interest in non-Western history. Suggests that views of ancient Greece will never be the same. (SG)
Descriptors: Black History, Cultural Influences, Greek Civilization, Higher Education
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Holsinger, Donald C. – Social Studies Review, 1991
Suggests using contrasting accounts of historical events to transform the history classroom into a laboratory for discovering truth. Explains that students participate in a role-playing assignment about a journalist's experiences in Africa, analyze historical methodology problems, work together to improve their accounts, then examine what they…
Descriptors: Culture Conflict, Higher Education, History Instruction, Peer Evaluation
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Barth, James L. – Social Education, 1994
Reports on the Third International Social Studies Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1994. Asserts that problems facing U.S. social studies, such as multiculturalism and individual rights, are not as important as development issues for African nations. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cultural Exchange, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Anderson, Charlotte C.; Anderson, Lee F. – Social Education, 1994
Reports on the Third International Social Studies Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1994. Asserts that social studies is a transnational phenomenon and maintains that the visit provided a vivid illustration of many of the intellectual issues that lie at the heart of the discipline. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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Campbell, Patricia Shehan – Music Educators Journal, 1995
Describes the role and influence of Mellonee Burnim on U.S. music education. Discusses the origins and impact of African American gospel music. Includes a list of selected resources and two lesson plans featuring gospel music. (CFR)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Culture, Black Influences, Black Studies
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Muyumba, Francois N. – Social Education, 1994
Describes the paradoxical relationship between the United Nations and African nations. Asserts that the search for democracy, justice, equity, and education has forced many states to look with interest at the pedagogy of liberation. Discusses what is being taught about the United Nations in African schools. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Colonialism
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Elango, Lovett Z. – International Journal of Social Education, 1994
Discusses French colonial rule of Cameroon between World War I and World War II and the establishment of schools specifically for the sons of Cameroon chieftains. Asserts that, like all French education, these schools were elitist. Contends that the French failure to understand African culture doomed these schools to failure. (CFR)
Descriptors: Colonialism, Cultural Differences, Cultural Images, Cultural Influences
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