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Nassaney, Michael S. – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2004
The Anthropology Department at Western Michigan University has sponsored an annual archaeological field school since the mid-1970s. Over the past decade, students have worked with community and government organizations, learning to apply archaeological methods to real world problems to preserve and interpret significant heritage sites. They come…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Service Learning, Archaeology, Partnerships in Education
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Kroon, Sjaak – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2013
Drawing on key incident analysis of classroom transcripts from Bashkortostan, France, North Korea, and Suriname, this article discusses the relationship between an increasingly canonical content of education and the discursive organization of teaching processes at the expense of both teachers' and students' voice. It argues that canonical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ideology, Teaching Styles, Empowerment
Salovesh, Michael – 1978
Conditions in academic employment associated with increasingly tense political struggles for anthropology departments are discussed. Personnel policies for state-supported institutions are cited as areas of major controversy and the effect of student enrollments on the setting of staffing-level parameters is emphasized. Politics internal to…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Anthropology, College Faculty, Curriculum
Dynneson, Thomas L. – 1977
A conceptual/cross-cultural model, developed to help elementary teachers cope with the problems of initiating cultural, ethnic, or anthropology studies, is presented in five sections. (1) A brief description of the structure and methodology of anthropology defines in outline form the fields of cultural and social anthropology, physical…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Archaeology, Area Studies, Conceptual Schemes
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del Rio, Pablo; Alvarez, Amelia – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 1995
Reviews mainstream psychology's reductionisms and presents working concepts for a cultural-historical perspective on directivity. Discusses research on the organization of emotions for directing human behavior in Castile from an interdisciplinary approach of psychology, anthropology, and education. (MMU)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Cognitive Development, Cultural Influences, Education
Coleman, Sam – Science, Technology & Society, 1988
Presents a course syllabus and requirements for an anthropology course on the cross-cultural analysis of the relationships between technology, science, and social organization. Provides daily topics, suggested text readings, and reference articles. (MVL)
Descriptors: Anthropology, College Science, Course Descriptions, Cross Cultural Studies
Schuller, Tom – Adults Learning (England), 1992
This research framework has three levels: (1) societal (individual, household/family, work organization, regional/national/international); (2) disciplinary approach (social anthropology, sociology, industrial relations, economics, politics); and (3) time (historical/diachronic, life course, routines). (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Environment, Educational Research, Research Needs
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McRae, Stuart – Human Organization, 1976
At the Learning Center for Anthropology at Santa Fe Community College (Gainesville, Florida), various experiences using different types of media were substituted for the traditional academic menu. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Anthropology, Educational Strategies, Learning Experience
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Hodges, Donald A. – International Journal of Music Education, 2005
Cognitive neuroscience is identifying neural networks in the brain that support multiple ways of knowing. This notion is also supported by evidence from psychology, anthropology, sociology, and other related disciplines. These human knowledge systems provide a means for sharing, expressing, understanding, knowing, and gaining insights into one's…
Descriptors: Music, Role, Neurological Organization, Knowledge Representation
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Gonzalez, Nancie L. – Human Organization, 1973
Three kinds of training experience for teaching Man: A Course of Study'' were tested: (1) a 3-week intensive anthropology workshop; (2) a 1-week intensive workshop in prepared materials use; and (3) a workshop in both anthropology and the use of prepared materials. (NQ)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Experimental Curriculum, Grade 6, Program Descriptions
Fagan, Brian M. – Educational Television, 1971
An anthropology professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara describes how he has transfigured the introductory archaeology course through the use of media. (LS)
Descriptors: Archaeology, College Instruction, Course Organization, Educational Media
Ianni, Francis A. J., Ed.; Storey, Edward, Ed. – 1973
The recent activity of anthropologists whose primary interest are in education and of educators whose orientation is anthropological suggests this division of labor: The first division, "anthropology and education," is the most expansive and the least specific. A second, "anthropology in education," concerns the anthropological presence, whether…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education
British Columbia Univ., Vancouver. Center for Continuing Education. – 1979
Continuing education opportunities offered by the University of British Columbia (UBC) are summarized in this third comprehensive annual report for the year September 1978 to August 1979. The university administers a decentralized program encompassing several university offices, community resource centers, and individual faculty members. Evening,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annual Reports, Continuing Education Centers, Foreign Countries
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Foster, Daniel J. – Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 1976
Asserts that the most basic types of understandings that students should gain from the beginning anthropology course could be grouped into two broad categories based upon two very important precepts of anthropology: overcoming anthropocentrism and combating ethnocentrism. Using this as a guide, two lists of course objectives were compiled and the…
Descriptors: Anthropology, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum
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Newman, Stanley M. – Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 1990
Describes a strategy for designing an introductory course in cultural anthropology for "nonelite" students. Discusses the thematic approach to teaching anthropology. Emphasis is placed on the importance of using the culture concept as an analytical tool to understand culturally different behaviors. (JS)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Course Organization, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education
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