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Choi, Jungsoon – Social Studies, 2010
South Korean society is in transition toward a multicultural society. Integrating multicultural education into current citizenship education is challenging for the society. Historically, many national tragedies have created the unique characteristics of what being Korean means. South Korean social studies curriculum emphasized that Korea is a…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Korean Culture, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries
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Krebs, Marjori M. – Social Studies, 2009
The Korean War is often given a cursory glance, if that, in U.S. foreign relations today. This article provides all the information necessary to conduct a role-play in one class period to help students understand the events of the war. Introductory and follow-up questions are also included to stimulate discussion and to connect the events of a war…
Descriptors: Role Playing, War, Foreign Countries, Social Studies
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Eoh, Myung-Ha – Social Studies, 1999
Discusses the importance of democratic citizenship education in Korea. Highlights the forces enhancing democratic citizenship education especially the role of the nongovernmental organizations and the Korean Educational Developmental Institute. Considers the various forces inhibiting democratic citizenship education, such as corruption in the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democracy, Democratic Values, Educational Change
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Shin, Eui-Kyung – Social Studies, 2001
Believes that students should learn about cultural similarities as opposed to differences to help them understand the connections among the cultures of the world. Provides practical suggestions for meaningful learning experiences focusing on cultural similarities using children's literature, proverbs, a venn diagram, and real-life examples. (CMK)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism
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McGee, Tim; Bellis, David – Social Studies, 2000
Stresses three reasons for teaching about Korea and its people in the United States: (1) Korea's potential assistance in solving environmental issues; (2) the role of Korea in promoting world peace; and (3) the economic potential of Korea. Discusses resources for teaching about Korea and provides an appendix with Internet sites on Korea. (CMK)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries