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Carr, Thomas M., Jr. – 1981
In beginning and intermediate foreign language instruction, art has been neglected both as an instructional aid and as enrichment. Squeezed out by popular culture, the contemporary scene, and a perception of elitism, the visual arts nevertheless offer a rich resource in acquainting students with both the depth and the breadth of another culture.…
Descriptors: Art Education, Classroom Techniques, Postsecondary Education, Second Language Instruction
Small, Robert C., Jr.; Strzepek, Joseph E. – 1988
Built around the case method approach recommended by the Carnegie Foundation in their report "A Nation Prepared: Teachers for the 21st Century," this hands-on, practical book presents 33 cases to absorb, analyze, and solve. The cases in the book dramatize the learning difficulties of students and the instructional options of teachers and…
Descriptors: Black Literature, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Censorship
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Groves, Julian McAllister; Warren, Charles; Witschger, Jerome – Teaching Sociology, 1996
Describes a game designed to impress upon undergraduates the difficulty of economic mobility for minorities. The game involves two groups, "Majorities" and "Minorities," and their efforts to build a simulated social network with string. Minorities receive shorter lengths of string and cannot leave their seats. Discusses follow-up exercises. (MJP)
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Games, Elitism
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. – 1988
This teaching package describes the education and lifestyle of the Chinese literati, popular from the Ming to the Qing dynasties (1368-1911). It consists of four lesson plans and a teacher's guide to a slide set. The latter illustrates painting formats popular during the late Ming period (1573-1644), hanging scrolls, handscrolls, the album leaf,…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Art Education, Artists, Asian Studies