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Stoianovich, Traian – History Teacher, 1981
Examines roles played by men and women in the French family from well before 1760 to the present. The author shows how changes in the mentalities of family and gender reflect changes in the other structures--social, political, economic, technological--without being mere ideological replicas of them. (RM)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, European History, Family Structure, Females
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Bain, Robert; Mirel, Jeffrey – History Teacher, 1982
Examines R.G. Collingwood's theory of history and its applicability to teaching secondary level history. Principles originating from Collingwood's ideas are: historic events must be seen as evidencing human thought, students must reenact the past for themselves, and teachers must stress that the past is still alive in the present. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational Theories, History Instruction, Relevance (Education), Secondary Education
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Diefendorf, Jeffry M. – History Teacher, 1982
Examines and discusses the history manuals and textbooks used to teach history to children between the ages of 11 and 16 in the polytechnical schools of East Germany. Some general observations concerning East German educational practices are also included. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, History Instruction
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Cameron, Rondo – History Teacher, 1982
Argues that the British industrial revolution was in no sense inevitable and scarcely deserves the term "revolution." Examined are the characteristics which the British shared with other Europeans and ways in which they were distinctive that enabled them to become the first industrial nation. (RM)
Descriptors: European History, Higher Education, Historiography, History Instruction
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True, Marshall; Stoler, Mark A. – History Teacher, 1982
A team-taught, skills-oriented approach is used to introduce freshmen to United States history at the University of Vermont. Constant feedback has identified course strengths and weaknesses. The appendix lists course topics and workbook assignments. (AM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, History Instruction, Introductory Courses
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Riley, Glenda – History Teacher, 1982
An integrative model was used to introduce undergraduates to public history at the University of Northern Iowa. The model extracts a series of skills, methods, and techniques from the eight areas of public history that most public historians use. Reading assignments for each series are included. (AM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Historiography, History Instruction
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Morris, Richard B. – History Teacher, 1982
A historian has found challenging opportunities outside academia in public history. He has shaped public policy through his work with public records, historic sites, the American Revolution Bicentennial, the Constitutional Bicentennial, and litigation. (AM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Court Litigation, Higher Education, Public History
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Dunlap, Carol; And Others – History Teacher, 1982
A project that locates and preserves sources of local history material about the Queens borough in New York, a Chatauqua program that presents a first-hand account of life on the frontier, efforts to introduce public history as a university course, and research that focuses on Dwight Eisenhower's presidency of Columbia University are described.…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Higher Education, Local History, Public History
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Hendricks, Rickey L. – History Teacher, 1982
Research in the area of environmental attitudes and natural resource use during the past century was reviewed. The three periods of greatest historical interest parallel the chronology of the movement itself. A preservation-utilitarian division and historiographical themes of conflict and consensus are reflected by its historians. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Higher Education, Historiography, Social Values
Bridges, Roger D.; Daley, Harry – Illinois History Teacher, 1996
Presents an excellent lesson plan discussing the repressive racial legislation that remained enforced in Illinois even after the repeal of slavery. Background material also covers the black communities' response to these racist laws. Includes teaching suggestions, handouts, and activities. (MJP)
Descriptors: Black History, Black Stereotypes, Civil Liberties, Civil War (United States)
Cavallini, Don; Senechal, Roberta – Illinois History Teacher, 1996
Presents a complete lesson plan examining the 1908 race riot in Springfield, Illinois. Background material covers the African American community in Springfield, as well as the incident. Handouts include a map showing the black neighborhoods in Springfield and a questionnaire concerning moral decision making. (MJP)
Descriptors: Black History, Black Studies, Civil Liberties, Demonstrations (Civil)
Grossman, James; Jones, Jerryelyn Leonard – Illinois History Teacher, 1996
Discusses the economic factors and the emerging black leadership involved in African Americans' migration northward in the early 1900s. This lesson plan includes background material, learning activities, and tips for teaching. Handsomely illustrated, any part could be photocopied for a handout. (MJP)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black History, Black Leadership, Black Studies
Ollarvia, Janice Bell; Portwood, Shirley J. – Illinois History Teacher, 1996
Encapsulates a complete lesson plan suitable for secondary, U.S. history, social studies, or African American history courses. Begins with a concise overview of the development of a residential and business community among the African Americans in post-Civil War Cairo, Illinois. Includes teaching suggestions, learning activities, and handouts.…
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black History, Black Leadership, Black Studies
Capehart, Edna; Mootry, Maria K. – Illinois History Teacher, 1996
Considers autobiographical works by African American authors, Gwendolyn Brooks and Ronald Fair. Incorporates these works into an interdisciplinary lesson plan concerning black themes, personal identity, and urban history. Includes teaching suggestions, lesson objectives, discussion questions, and other activities. (MJP)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Authors, Black Culture, Black Literature
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