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Petelle, John L. – 1973
The hypotheses that there will be a significant difference (1) in the number of responses generated according to economic issues, (2) in the number of responses generated according to social issues, (3) in the number of responses generated between the category of economic issues and the category of social issues, (4) in cue ranking by response…
Descriptors: College Students, Cues, Educational Research, Memory
Carlson, Marshall; Fennig, Lois – 1969
GRADES OR AGES: Grade 12. SUBJECT MATTER: Sociology; modern problems. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The guide contains two units, one on the problems of minority groups and the other on social pathology. Sub-sections of unit 2 include crime and criminals, criminal investigation, gun control, U.S. criminal law, criminal procedure,…
Descriptors: Crime, Curriculum Guides, Delinquency, Drug Abuse
Flynn, Elizabeth A. – 1983
An exploratory study examined gender differences in writing in the essays of five male and five female freshman composition students. The findings suggest parallels between the writing and speaking behaviors of men and women students and between student writing and the work of male and female professional writers. The male students made few…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Comparative Analysis, Conditioning, Content Analysis
Croddy, Marshall; Degelman, Charles; Hayes, Bill – 1997
This document addresses violence as one of the key challenges facing the democratic and pluralistic republic under the framework of the Constitution and its Bill of Rights. Primary focus is on criminal violence and the factors and behaviors that contribute to violent crime. The text is organized into three chapters: (1) "The Problem of…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Constitutional Law, Crime, Crime Prevention
Romanowski, Michael H. – 1998
Current history textbooks include Christianity in their discussion of U.S. history. A study systematically examined the content of secondary U.S. history textbooks to evaluate the portrayal Christianity. The content of 10 of the nation's most widely used secondary U.S. history textbooks was analyzed. All excerpts dealing with Christianity in…
Descriptors: Christianity, Content Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Language Role
Copeland, Gary A.; Davis, Donald M. – 1984
Acknowledging fears of electronic church critics that audiences will adopt the conservative political messages espoused by evangelical broadcasters, a study was conducted to determine the political and social issues that best predict attendance to religious broadcasts. A secondary analysis was conducted of existing data from a statewide telephone…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Mass Media Effects, Political Attitudes, Political Issues
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Who's Who among American High School Students, Northbrook, IL. – 1992
This report presents data from an annual survey of high school student leaders and high achievers. It is noted that of the nearly 700,000 high achievers featured in this edition, 5,000 students were sent the survey and 2,092 questionnaires were completed. Subjects were high school juniors and seniors selected for recognition by their principals or…
Descriptors: High Achievement, High School Seniors, High School Students, High Schools
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA. – 1998
CNN Newsroom is a daily 15-minute commercial-free news program specifically produced for classroom use and provided free to participating schools. The daily CNN Newsroom broadcast is supported by a Daily Classroom Guide, written by professional educators. These classroom guides are designed to accompany CNN Newsroom broadcasts for a given month,…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA. – 1996
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of January, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics covered by the guides include: teen obesity, the Yangtze River Dam and its hydroelectric…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Fried, Suellen; Fried, Paula – 1996
The purpose of this book is to encourage children and adults in partnership to mobilize and put the prevention of bullying on the national agenda. Some teasing in childhood is inevitable, and it can be an important preparation for life. However, there is a point when teasing stops being helpful or playful, when it becomes humiliating or…
Descriptors: Bullying, Child Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Peer Relationship
Broderick, John – 1981
Suggestions are offered to help college-level teachers of sociology develop and implement programs which are consistent with the recent trend toward traditionalism in general higher education--a renewed interest in the traditional disciplines such as history, economics, and language studies. Suggestions center around two teaching methods--critical…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Debate, Educational Assessment
Kopecky, Frank J., Ed.; Wilkin, Rebecca S., Ed. – 1983
Designed as supplementary reading in American government or social studies courses, this compilation of articles is intended to help students gain a better understanding of the judiciary's role in the Illinois legal system. The first of three sections contains articles about judges and the court system. The second section examines the criminal…
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Court Judges, Courts
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1980
This guide is intended to assist classroom teachers in developing lessons revolving around New York's 1980 handgun control law. It contains model lesson plans and a section on resource materials designed to provide insight into the law and its ramifications. The guide is designed for use in intermediate, junior and senior high schools. (Author/APM)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Crime, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education
Kallenbach, Silja, Ed. – Change Agent, 1996
This issue is intended as a collection of teaching and learning resources. It presents news, issues, information, ideas, activities, and discussion questions on social justice. Articles that focus on learning how to make a difference areas follows: "What Is Civic Participation Anyway?"; "The Hundredth Monkey: When You're Not Sure,…
Descriptors: Activism, Adult Basic Education, Advocacy, Citizen Participation
Chen, Ann – 1998
Each year the Constitutional Rights Foundation creates a mock trial that addresses serious matters facing young people. This year the lesson confronts the recent shootings at U.S. schools and the subsequent criminal trials. The nature of such violence and its causes including unresolved peer conflict, questions of responsibility, peer pressure,…
Descriptors: Competition, Court Litigation, Gun Control, High Schools
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