ERIC Number: EJ510891
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Teaching the Vietnam War: A Sociological Approach.
Starr, Jerold M.
Teaching Sociology, v23 n3 p241-51 Jul 1995
Maintains that, because of its importance in modern U.S. history, over 300 college courses are taught on the Vietnam War. Asserts that studying the war helps students develop critical thinking skills needed for citizenship. Describes the texts, formats, and assignments used in a college sociology course on the Vietnam War. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Racial Differences, Skill Development, Social Change, Social History, Social Stratification, Sociocultural Patterns, Sociology, Student Attitudes, Thinking Skills, United States History, Vietnam War
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A