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Michel, Karl F. – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2004
This study is an exploration of the art produced by American veterans of the Vietnam War. In the areas of artistic history, military service, and the creative process, Vietnam veteran artists are a diverse group, and there are many different ways of explaining the connection between Vietnam experience and their art. Some individuals made limited…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Veterans, Artists, Art Products
Johannessen, Larry R. – 1993
Noting that the literature of the Vietnam War can have a powerful impact on students, this paper discusses why such literature should be taught, what types of literature should be taught, and how teachers might go about teaching some of the literature. The paper begins by presenting numerous student responses to various novels on the Vietnam War,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Class Activities, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Haas, Mary E. – 1990
Procedures for teaching about women and the Vietnam War using class activities and discussion questions are presented. The topics for which activities are suggested include: analysis of quotes by nurses and military women; dealing with the war-caused deaths; journalists; and civilian women. A list of seven references is included. (DB)
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
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Muller, Lisa S. – Social Studies Texan, 1992
Suggests a lesson plan in which history students discuss the effects of the Vietnam War on individuals and society. Explains that the students compare their responses before and after hearing a reading of two different works on the war. Includes suggested readings and questions for students to use in interviewing people in the community. (DK)
Descriptors: History Instruction, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Supplementary Reading Materials
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Sherer, Michael D. – Journalism Quarterly, 1989
Investigates whether the images of the Vietnam War, as published in three leading news magazines, changed when a shift in public support for the war was evident from national opinion polls. Finds that as public opinion shifted, so did the image of the war in news magazine photographs. (RS)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Mass Media Role, Photojournalism, Public Opinion
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James, David; Berg, Rick – Journal of Film and Video, 1989
Outlines a course covering the history of film and televisual representations of the Vietnam War. Shows how to relate films to the social interests they serve, and describes how to relate form to function. Provides a list of recommended films, television shows, and readings for each of the course's 10 units. (MM)
Descriptors: Commercial Television, Course Content, Film Study, Films
Armstrong, Kaylene Dial – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The work of student journalists often appears as a source in the footnotes when researchers tell the story of perhaps the most significant period in the history of higher education in the United States--the student protest era throughout the 1960s and early 1970s. Yet researchers and historians have ignored the student press itself during this…
Descriptors: School Newspapers, News Reporting, Activism, Educational History
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Dunn, Joe P. – Social Education, 1988
Describes a course on the Vietnam War presented by the author to 19 secondary school teachers. The course sought to increase competency in teaching about the war by using readings, lectures, and guest speakers. Concludes that the course was a success because participants encouraged others in their departments to include the topic in their…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Inservice Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Education
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Brinker, William J. – OAH Magazine of History, 1997
Reviews oral history works that examine various aspects of the Vietnam War. Incorporates diplomatic history and includes recollections of soldiers from a single county in Tennessee, veterans' families, and conscientious objectors. Covers the years of U.S. involvement, 1945-75. (MJP)
Descriptors: Diplomatic History, Family History, Foreign Countries, Historiography
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Filene, Peter – Journal of American History, 1999
Reminisces about how students reacted to learning about the Vietnam War within a U.S. history course where the students read the book "Dispatches" by Michael Herr which encouraged the students to empathize with their fathers who lived in that era. Discusses the implications this reaction has for teaching history. (CMK)
Descriptors: Course Content, Educational Strategies, Empathy, Higher Education
Johannessen, Larry R. – 1993
This paper suggests that one way teachers can revitalize literature studies in classrooms and foster students' response to literature is by teaching the literature of the Vietnam War. The paper presents some typical student responses to some Vietnam War literature, which stand in striking contrast to student responses to other kinds of literature.…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, College Students, English Instruction, Higher Education
Fluehr-Lobban, Carolyn – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
The first code of ethics by the American Anthropological Association, adopted in 1971, was forged during the Vietnam War, years after revelations that anthropologists had engaged in counterinsurgency research in Southeast Asia. Now, in response to issues raised by the war in Iraq, the author advocates that it is time for a new code. Members of the…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, War, Anthropology, Foreign Countries
Gilbert, Marc Jason, Ed. – 2001
The essays in this collection represent recent scholarship on campus unrest in the 1960s and 1970s. They provide a variety of case studies of the 1960s movements and events beyond the more highly publicized events, and they offer new insights into the antiwar movement. The essays are: (1) "Pro-War and Anti-Draft: Young Americans for Freedom…
Descriptors: Activism, Case Studies, College Students, Demonstrations (Civil)
Johannessen, Larry R. – 1995
Suggesting that teaching the literature of the Vietnam War can enliven literature study in the middle and secondary school classroom, this paper explains why this literature can have such a powerful impact on students, and how teaching it fosters students' responses to literature. The paper begins with a discussion of why students should study and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Contemporary Literature, Fiction, Literature Appreciation
Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy – Education Week, 2008
The infusion of "social justice" concepts into the curriculum is a decades-old approach that has drawn in a new generation of educators, often those who teach large numbers of low-income and minority students. The diffuse movement to address social issues, historical conflicts, and multicultural viewpoints that have not been part of the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Methods, Critical Theory, Disadvantaged
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