ERIC Number: EJ1027144
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
High School Students' Attitudes toward Islam and Muslims: Can a Social Studies Course Make a Difference?
Social Studies, v105 n3 p113-123 2014
Despite 9/11, the seemingly endless Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the possibility of Iran developing nuclear weapons capabilities, and the Arab Spring and its aftermath, the social studies curricula of high schools throughout the nation generally put little emphasis on the Middle East and Islam as the foundation for understanding vital issues that will confront the United States for years to come.
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Islam, Islamic Culture, Muslims, Social Studies, Program Effectiveness, Consciousness Raising, Catholic Schools, Single Sex Schools, Females, Attitude Change, Course Content, Teaching Methods, Essays, Social Justice, Writing Assignments, Surveys, Pretests Posttests, Likert Scales, Comparative Analysis, Stereotypes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
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