ERIC Number: EJ910001
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Teaching Cultural History from Primary Events
Carson, Robert N.
Science & Education, v13 n7-8 p797-809 Nov 2004
This article explores the relationship between specific cultural events such as Galileo's work with the pendulum and a curriculum design that seeks to establish in skeletal form a comprehensive epic narrative about the co-evolution of cultural systems and human consciousness. The article explores some of the challenges and some of the strategies needed to represent complex primary events in the concise, viscerally immediate form necessary to make this curriculum offering practical.
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Strategies, Educational Change, Cultural Education, Educational Practices, Performance Factors, Teaching Methods, Instructional Design, Barriers, Cultural Activities, Schematic Studies, Intellectual History
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
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