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Eraqi, Monica M. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2015
Over the past 2 decades, textbook publishers have made large improvements by including multicultural education within their texts. U.S. history textbooks have specifically included diverse perspectives. The increased inclusion of diverse perspectives creates a more historically accurate depiction of how various cultures have contributed to the…
Descriptors: Arabs, Muslims, Secondary Education, History Instruction
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Lindblom, Kenneth – English Journal, 2003
Notes English teachers already do communal, even global, work whether or not they are conscious of doing so. Examines both positive and negative consequences of that work and suggests ways of understanding it most effectively. Presents ideas on the theme of this issue, "Talking Literature." Shares a brief essay by Wail S. Hassan in which…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, English Instruction, Globalization, Politics
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Moracco, John C. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1976
The vocational maturity of Arab and American ninth- and eleventh-grade students were compared. Arab students were found to have lower maturity scores than American students. Eleventh graders of both nationalities were more vocationally mature than ninth graders. The possibility that the overall difference can be attributed to cultural differences…
Descriptors: Arabs, Career Development, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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Adams, Mary – Journal of Chemical Education, 1981
Offers suggestions for teaching South American, Arab, and Oriental students, focusing on typical problems these students face such as differences in culture, educational system, North American language, idiom, tests and grading, and classroom discussion. (SK)
Descriptors: College Science, Foreign Culture, Foreign Students, Higher Education
Swanson, Jon; Olson, Margarete – 1978
Six social studies units are presented to help secondary school classroom teachers introduce students to Arab American culture. A major objective is to make students recognize the many contributions made by the Arabs to the development of the United States. In the introduction, Arab Americans are identified as people in the United States who…
Descriptors: Arabs, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Educational Objectives
Livonia Public Schools, MI. – 1978
This materials package supplements a high school level social studies curriculum unit on Arab American culture and the contributions of Arabs to development of the United States (SO 012 253). The duplicated materials are presented in six categories--the family, geography of the Middle East, Arab history and its contribution to the West,…
Descriptors: Arabs, Charts, Cultural Awareness, Ethnic Studies
Shabbas, Audrey – AWAIR's Middle East Resources, 1991
This newsletter issue brings to students' attention some of the topics they could explore in working toward an award that the Arab World and Islamic Resources and School Services (AWAIR) organization presented to students participating in History Day 1991. The special category of the awards is Arab or Islamic history. The topics presented were not…
Descriptors: Arabs, Civil Rights, Curriculum Development, Educational Resources
Smith, Gary R. – 1976
This secondary social studies unit, part two of a series of four, contains classroom activities that involve students in discovering ethnicity in the community, nation, and world. The activities also help students to recognize physical and psychological transnational linkages between ethnic groups in the United States and the cultures of their…
Descriptors: Arabs, Blacks, Class Activities, Community Study
Smith, Gary R. – 1976
This secondary social studies unit, part one of a series of four, contains 22 classroom activities that involve students in discovering their ethnicity. Students examine their attitudes toward ethnic groups, particularly African Americans, Irish Americans, Arab Americans, and Mexican Americans. The activities can easily be integrated into U.S.…
Descriptors: Afrikaans, Arabs, Blacks, Class Activities
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Little, Douglas – Journal of American History, 1988
Examines John F. Kennedy's negotiations with Egypt's Gamel Abdel Nasser as he attempted to improve U.S.-Arab relations and prevent the spread of Soviet influence in the Middle East region. States that Kennedy's failure to meet his Middle Eastern objectives resulted from his inability to reconcile the many factions dividing the Arab world. (GEA)
Descriptors: Arabs, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Higher Education
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Shavit, Yossi – American Sociological Review, 1990
Explores the pattern of Arab-Israeli men attending postsecondary schools at higher rates than Oriental Jews in Israel. Tests and corroborates the explanation that Arabs benefit from a separate, predominantly college preparatory school system, while Oriental Jews must compete with European-origin Jews and are disproportionately tracked into…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Educational Discrimination, Educational Status Comparison, Ethnic Discrimination
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1985
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 23 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) Kansas scholastic newspaper content and management practices in a First Amendment context; (2) a historical analysis of new journalism; (3) how North…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations
Griswold, William J. – 1975
Forty-two secondary-level Canadian and American world history, social studies, and geography textbooks on the Middle East are examined for errors in content, oversimplification of complicated issues, and stereotyping. Areas under examination for distortion include Middle East geography and culture, economics, and maldistribution of wealth,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides
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Nurse, Ronald J. – History Teacher, 1974
In 1939 and 1948, John Kennedy and Robert Kennedy visited the Middle East, both while seniors in college. This article consists of two letters written to their parents from Palestine assessing the problems of their day between Arab and Jew. Questions to stimulate classroom discussion are included. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Arabs, History Instruction, Jews, Middle Eastern Studies
Bar-Yam, Miriam; And Others – 1979
The relationship between moral development and cultural and educational background is examined. Approximately 120 Israeli youth representing different social classes, sex, religious affiliation, and educational experience were interviewed. The youth interviewed included urban middle and lower class students, Kibbutz-born, Youth Aliyah…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Arabs, Behavioral Science Research, Cross Cultural Studies
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