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Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Student Evaluation and Data Processing Branch. – 1987
This grade 12 Diploma Examination for Alberta (Canada) Social Studies 30 booklet is divided in two parts. Part A consists of 70 multiple-choice questions worth 70 percent of the total score. Part B consists of the written response section worth 30 percent of the total. The student must choose one of two topics for the essay. The essay scores are…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Testing, Essay Tests, Foreign Countries
Student Evaluation Branch Bulletin, 1983
The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information about the Alberta (Canada) Grade 3 Social Studies Achievement Test. The Bulletin includes a general description of the Achievement Testing Program, a description of the Grade 3 Social Studies Achievement Test, an outline of the objectives to be tested, and the test blueprint. Student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Educational Testing, Foreign Countries
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Bureau of School Improvement. – 1986
This document is a decision-making tool on the instructional process in Mississippi. It attempts to standardize curriculum content by identifying core skills that must be included in subject areas in kindergarten through grade 12. Subjects covered are reading, English/language arts, mathematics, art, computer education, foreign languages, health…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Core Curriculum, Course Content, Course Objectives
Lefever, Ernest W., Ed.; Hunt, E. Stephen, Ed. – 1982
This document contains 31 position papers that reflect a wide range of views on nuclear arms policy held by political leaders, religious authorities, scholars, policy experts, journalists, and political activists. Since no judgments are made, the reader is left to decide which arguments are most compelling. Each position paper is arranged into one…
Descriptors: Church Responsibility, Debate, Disarmament, International Relations
Scott, Kathryn P. – 1986
Because of widespread acceptance of Kohlberg's theory of moral development other aspects of moral thinking and behavior linked with the feminine voice have not received attention. Four areas of Kohlberg's theory relevant to the gender issue are critiqued, and work by Carol Gilligan, suggesting alternative theories for thinking and behavior, is…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction
Gregor, A. James – 1984
The special relationship between the United States and the Philippines is chronicled, and the potential threats to that relationship are exposed and evaluated. Special attention is paid to imposition of martial law by Marcos from 1972-1981. The human rights of the Filipino people during martial law, development programs implemented by Marcos…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Economic Climate, Economic Development, Economic Factors
Friedman, Murray – 1985
Since the turn of the century, American Jews have been closely associated with reform movements that seek to improve social conditions, to help the disadvantaged, and to achieve international peace. Jewish religious traditions and social circumstances have disposed many Jews to view politics and power idealistically. However, traditional…
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Ethnicity, Government Role, Ideology
Dyasi, Rebecca, Comp.; Crane, Louise, Ed. – 1983
This book contains a collection of recipes by African students from various parts of the continent and by others who have lived and worked in Africa. While primarily a cookbook, it also can help refute generalizations and stereotypes about Africa. Part 1, "Cooking in Africa," is designed to give students background information on the…
Descriptors: African Culture, Cooking Instruction, Cultural Activities, Cultural Education
Illinois Univ., Urbana. Center for African Studies. – 1986
This handbook features an exhaustive collection of African studies curriculum materials considered most appropriate for teachers. The material is coded for elementary school, middle school, senior high school/adult, and general interest. Material is presented in the following chapters: "General Information" which contains facts sheets on…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, African Literature, Area Studies
Jones, Dianne – 1986
To know the culture of a nation one must try to understand the emotional side of a people's character. In considering Russian culture, a study of politics, economics, and geography is insufficient for even beginning to understand the subtleties of the national character. Despite 60 years of Soviet regime, traditional Russian values persist and are…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Child Role, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
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Janda, Kenneth – 1986
Because writing an outline on the chalk board wastes time and space, a computer program, a videoprojector, and a standard motion picture screen were used to outline a lecture to a large history class. PC-Outline is an outline program for IBM-compatible microcomputers which aids in processing outlines by inserting Roman numerals, letters, and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1983
This packet of worksheets and articles was developed for use by secondary school students in the New York City public schools. It is part of a three semester, eight theme global history course. These worksheets cover the theme "Economic, Political, and Cultural Changes in the Post-War World Affect Our Lives Today" and are intended for use in…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Curriculum Enrichment, Curriculum Guides, Demography
Matasar, Ann B. – 1986
In the business community an understanding of the workings of government is essential. Most undergraduate business curricula do not include political science courses even though the subject can make major contributions to the student's education. Three areas of the business core would be particularly enriched by political science: organization…
Descriptors: Business, Business Administration Education, Core Curriculum, Course Selection (Students)
Pannwitt, Barbara, Ed. – NASSP Curriculum Report, 1986
The document initially describes Part 1 of a two-part National Association of Secondary School Principals article, "Geographic Literacy: Essential in a Global Age," published in September 1986, and written to inform educational decision-makers about the need to institute, update, and enrich geography programs in U.S. schools. The second article,…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Integrated Curriculum, Professional Recognition
Lefever, Ernest W., Ed. – 1979
A challenge on the survival of capitalism and its future is set forth in this document. Although industrial capitalism is strong, five dangers that threaten its survival are cited: (1) the collectivist bias of Western intellectuals; (2) the influence of the ecological apocalyptics; (3) the assault on the market by big government; (4) the…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Democracy, Ecological Factors, Economics
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