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Walter, Virginia A. – Book Links, 1997
Virtual field trips can provide experiences beyond the reach of average K-12 students. Describes multimedia products for school use: Africa Trail, Dinosaur Hunter, Louvre Museum, Magic School Bus Explores the Rainforest, and Up to the Himalayas: Kingdoms in the Clouds and provides book and Internet connections for additional learning, highlighting…
Descriptors: Dinosaurs, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Trips
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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
Stanford, Barbara – Media and Methods, 1992
Discusses methods of teaching world geography and culture through student involvement and describes lessons that teach students about Africa. One uses maps; one uses computer-assisted instruction; and one uses various resources to recreate an African school day. A sidebar by Janine Onffroy Shelley describes the use of telecommunications systems in…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hartman, William – Social Education, 1992
Discusses the economic situation in the non-Arab nations of Africa. Presents two opposing views of the efforts of the World Bank at adjusting the financial programs of governments of developing countries. Suggests that perhaps with cooperation the cycle of poverty and disease can be broken in Africa. (DK)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Change, Economic Development, Economic Progress
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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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Faichney, Gavin – Social Education, 1994
Reports on the Third International Social Studies Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1994. Focuses on the need for an international thrust on environmental education. Discusses efforts by seven African nations to develop a common basic social studies text on curriculum and methods. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
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Brown, Barbara B. – Social Education, 1994
Reports on the Third International Social Studies Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1994. Discusses democracy, educational reform efforts, and the importance of tourism to the Kenyan economy. Asserts that U.S. teachers must use accurate and nonstereotypical instructional materials in teaching about Africa. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Democracy, Democratic Values, Educational Change
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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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Isele, Frederick – Social Education, 1994
Reports on the Third International Social Studies Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1994. Asserts that Africans believe that effective social studies education programs are urgently needed for school children everywhere. (CFR)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
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Fehr, Dennis E. – Art Education, 1994
Asserts that neither of the two most popular models of art criticism lends itself to a postmodern understanding of the political role of visual art in the late 20th century. Concludes that the historical context model is rooted in historical understanding and that teachers must prepare for this type of instruction. (CFR)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Art Appreciation, Art Criticism, Art Education
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Hollingsworth, Charles H. – Art Education, 1994
Asserts that, although it has been ignored by most art historians and art educators, the Barnes Foundation was founded upon a unique African/African American esthetic influence. Describes influences on the life of Dr. Albert C. Barnes, his world view, and the decision to establish the Barnes Foundation and its art collection. (CFR)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, African Culture, Art Appreciation, Art Education
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Mboya, Mzobanzi M. – Educational Psychology, 1995
Maintains that a significant positive relationship exists between perceived teacher support, interest, and encouragement and adolescents' self-concept in Africa. Utilized the Self-Description Inventory (SDI) to reveal that specific dimensions of adolescents' self-concepts were positively affected by specific teacher behaviors. (MJP)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, African Culture, Classroom Environment, Foreign Countries
Holmes, Ramona – Teaching Music, 1996
Provides a lesson plan for beginning string students using a basic rhythm from Zimbabwe's Shona people and then building upon that rhythm. Briefly discusses simple yet effective techniques for playing and adapting African music. Includes musical scores, teaching tips, and selected recordings. (MJP)
Descriptors: African Culture, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries
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Beyer, Barry K. – Social Studies, 1994
Contends that what is being proposed as thoughtful or authentic teaching in the social studies, particularly in geography and history, is similar to the "New Social Studies" movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Discusses the origins, development, and decline of the new social studies, using one program, Project Africa, as a model. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Discovery Learning, Educational Change, Educational History
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Kingue, Marie-Angele – French Review, 1994
Ways in which to incorporate education on francophone western Africa into French second-language courses are discussed. Geography, language role, and common themes to be explored are examined, and more complex aspects of the societies, such as beliefs and customs, are also considered as they may be appropriate for inclusion. (MSE)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Cultural Education
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