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Abstracts of 12 seminar discussions held between October, 1967 and March, 1968 are reported in this first volume in a series of reports which give the results of a year-long study of the conditions, requirements, and variables affecting the quality of complex learning mediated by instructional television systems. Discussions in the seminars reflect two broad areas. First, the factors, contingencies, and conditions which affect the quality or effectiveness of instructional media programs are...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Radio, Educational Television, Instructional Materials, Program...
THIS TEACHING GUIDE ON "THE MERCHANT OF VENICE" WAS PREPARED FOR USE IN A NINTH-GRADE LITERATURE CURRICULUM. THE PURPOSE OF THE GUIDE WAS TO ILLUMINATE THE PLAY AS A WHOLE, AND TO SUGGEST TO THE TEACHER SOME USEFUL PRINCIPLES FOR FRAMING QUESTIONS AND GUIDING DISCUSSIONS IN THE CLASSROOM. THE GUIDE WAS NOT TO BE USED, HOWEVER, AS A BASE FOR PREPARING A LECTURE OR A SERIES OF LECTURES. TEACHERS WERE EXPECTED TO USE THE GUIDE TO FACILITATE INTELLIGENT READING AND INTERPRETATION AND TO...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Curriculum Guides, Curriculum Research, English Instruction, English Literature,...
This unit presents information on Native American treaties as a basis for rational thought on current controversies over these treaties' status. The unit contains three sections with five lesson plans each. Each lesson includes student material, goals, vocabulary, and questions for discussion. Section 1 covers (1) the purposes of government, and the type of government and its formation in the United States; (2) the nature and enforcement of the Constitution; (3) federalism and the distribution...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian History, American Indian Studies, American Indians, Controversial...
An attempt to add substance to history, the curriculum guide for grades 7-8 presents in 12 culture guides information on American Indians for teachers to use as supplement materials to social studies texts. Each culture guide is accompanied with a teacher guide offering activities or discussion/quiz questions. Topics of culture guides encompass stereotypes of American Indians, origins of the people, culture areas in geography (Northeast, Southeast, Plains/Prairies, Southwest, Pacific Northwest,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian History, American Indian Languages, American Indian Studies, American...
Diversity professionals who specialize in multiculturalism and organizational communication will embrace theories that yield a "managing diversity" approach to achieving organizational diversity. They know that the organization's culture holds the keys to the long-term success of diversity efforts. Diversity programs should be anchored on sound conceptual and theoretical frameworks. Communication professionals who teach multiculturalism in universities, conduct diversity issues...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Communication Skills, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Higher Education,...
This teaching guide suggests ways to help elementary pupils use an accompanying student instructional guide to learn about five of South and Southwest Philadelphia's ethnic groups. The title of the student guide is "History, Heritage, and Hearsay: A Children's Guide to Ethnic South and Southwest Philadelphia" (SO 013 690). Students, through readings and learning activities provided in the "Children's Guide," learn about the culture and history of Afro Americans, Irish...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Blacks, Educational Trends, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies,...
This handout is a guide to library resources in the J. Murrey Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in the field of children's and adolescent literature. The guide enables the reader to find biographical and critical information about an individual author or illustrator, or to research a literary style or period. The guide's sections are as follows: (1) Reference Books (sources for background information, biographical information, excerpts of criticism, and reference...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescent Literature, Authors, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education,...
Focusing on the development of American Indian law and order, this monograph presents basic historical data chronologically ordered under the following headings: (1) Indian America (tribal and linguistic groups, migration, the American cultural zones); (2) Colonial America (early colonization, Indian legal land title vs. title of occupancy, Indian external and internal sovereignty, the French and Indian Wars, development of Indian Affairs after 1763); (3) The War of Independence and the Post...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Criminal Law, Cultural Background,...
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This manual is a compilation of information from the Government Code, the Education Code, and the Administrative Code, Title 5, of the State of California. It is designed as a reliable source of information to enable the Long Beach Community College District to develop an effective system of forms control and limit the number of documents currently maintained. The principal objectives in developing procedures for record retention and destruction include: (1) the orderly preservation of records...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Records, Administrative Policy, Community Colleges, Educational Legislation,...
This annotated bibliography citing 479 books on Latin America is a revised and updated version of a 1969 edition available as ED 059 120. The emergence of independent nations in the English-speaking Caribbean and other realignments in hemisphere affairs, as well as the appearance of new materials, indicated the need for a new edition. The revision places emphasis on cultural aspects of Latin American and includes two new sections -- one on Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans in the United States, and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Developing Nations, Economics, Geography,...
The introductory one semester course is for the layman interested in obtaining a broad overview of his legal rights and responsibilities. It is not intended to provide him with the training necessary to try his own case; rather, it is intended to give him a legal framework within which he can find guidelines for his actions in various common situations. The material is presented in outline form, but with no rigid structure; each statement, question, or subheading of the outline is explained....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accidents, Adult Education, Business, Contracts, Course Content, Court Litigation,...
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This German language version of "Know Your Laws" consists of 24 self-contained modules designed to acquaint the Florida adult student with laws she/he will meet in everyday life; fundamentals of local, state, and federal governments; and the criminal and juvenile justice systems. (The 130 objectives are categorized in the first three levels of the Cognitive Domain and parallel the Adult Performace Level competencies.) Rationale and terminal performance objective are first presented....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Citizenship Education,...
A joint project of the United States Postal Service and the National Council of Teachers of English, this book provides ideas and activities to help students in grades 4 through 8 get into the letter writing habit. Section 1 stresses the joy of writing letters to friends, relatives, pen pals, and celebrities. The second section describes letters that get results, such as those asking for information, to the editor, to radio and television stations, to business, and to government (up to and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary Secondary Education, Letters (Correspondence), Writing Exercises
The overall social studies recommended program is described in SO 000 675. Here, the grade 4 program deals with the various racial and ethnic groups and the famous people who have contributed to the greatness of our country. The treatment is developed in a chronological historical sequence from the explorers and discoverers to the industrialists, scientists, and the artists. With the grade 5 program a two-year program dealing with world regions begins. It is suggested that the United States be...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Citizenship, Community Study, Concept Teaching, Cross Cultural Studies,...
This booklet is a guide to establishing youth service learning councils. The booklet begins with a discussion of what youth service learning councils are and why they are a good idea. The following aspects of initiating the process of forming a youth service learning council are explained: facilitating a youth service learning council; identifying host organizations (school systems, nonprofit organizations, businesses and for-profit organizations); and raising funds (Learn and Serve America...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Advisory Committees, Citizenship Education, Decision Making, Educational Resources,...
This document presents a teaching package designed to introduce students in grades one through five to Chinese painting methods and equipment. Prepared in conjunction with an exhibition of paintings by child prodigy Wang Yani titled "The Brush of Innocence," the package consists of a teacher's activity plan unit, a slide set of art works by Wang Yani, an activity book for children, and a teacher evaluation form. The package is organized into five sections: (1) an introduction to the...
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Topics: ERIC Archive, Aesthetic Education, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Artists, Childrens Art, Chinese...
This unit of 20 classroom learning episodes is structured to improve students' ability to read and interpret maps and globes. Performance objectives, outlined in part 1, include developing map and globe skills to locate, acquire, organize, interpret, evaluate, and express knowledge and information. Each of the learning episodes in part 2 contains instructional objectives, learning activities, and materials needed to carry out the activity. The learning episodes require 1 to 3 days of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Geography, Geography Instruction,...
Teaching about Turkey is currently a priority in world and global history courses. There has been a re-examination of this region, a re-emphasis on the contribution of the peoples of the area to history, and a re-evaluation of the role of the Turks not only in Turkish history but also in Central Asia, Western China, Eastern Europe, and Russia. The Turks cannot be relegated to the perimeter of history, particularly in the current political climate. The material in this guide is developed with a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cultural Context, Curriculum Enrichment, Foreign Countries, Humanities, Secondary...
A SIX WEEK MULTINATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE BROADCAST MEDIA AND EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING WAS HELD IN 1962 BY BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY. PARTICIPANTS (28 BROADCASTERS FROM 16 COUNTRIES) HAD BEEN CHOSEN ON THREE LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE WITH TELEVISION. INTENSIVE INTERVIEWS, SEMINAR OBSERVATIONS, BEFORE AND AFTER QUESTIONNAIRES FOR PARTICIPANTS AND A COMPARISON GROUP, AND FOLLOWUP INTERVIEWS ABOUT A YEAR LATER WITH THE PARTICIPANTS AND THE CONTROLS, WERE USED TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS AND IMPACT OF THE...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Behavior Change, Broadcast Industry, Comparative Analysis, Culture Contact,...
This guide is designed for new volunteers and tutors giving English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction to limited-English-proficient (LEP) individuals in the United States. An introductory section looks briefly at the demography of LEP populations and the urgency of ESL learning. Five chapters follow. The first offers basic guidelines in planning the content and organization of lessons and includes a sample lesson plan. The second chapter encourages awareness of cultural and ethnicity...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acculturation, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness, Daily...
The product of a detailed study of university copyright policies in Association of Research (ARL) Libraries, this System and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) flyer/kit approaches copyright use and ownership policies from the viewpoint of university administrations as well as libraries. A brief introduction discusses policies on use and ownership of materials, the scope of this study, and issues to be considered when developing university policies. The major part of this kit is a collection of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Libraries, Computer Software, Copyrights, Higher Education, Legal Problems,...
During the fiscal year ended June 30, 1914, the field force of the Bureau of Education in Alaska consisted of 5 superintendents, 1 assistant superintendent, 106 teachers, 11 physicians, 11 nurses, and 3 hospital attendants. Seventy-one schools were maintained, with an enrollment of 3,666 and an average attendance of 1,991. The following recommendations were made for Alaskan natives: (1) The imperative necessity for adequate and special provision by congressional appropriation for the medical...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational History, Alaska Natives, Eskimos, Federal Programs, Federal Government,...
Focusing on the history and principles of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, the high school text and teacher's guide are intended to be the basis of study for the competitive component of the "We the People... The Citizen and the Constitution" civic education program. The 40 lessons in the text are divided into 6 study units examining the philosophical and historical foundations of the U.S. political system; the creation of the U.S. Constitution; the impact of the values and...
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This survey of the Algonkian way of life in Eastern New York state, adjacent portions of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts is derived from historical, ethnographical and archeological sources. The physical setting of this area is described briefly. Algonkian life is presented in three major stages of development: 1) the prehistoric period of nomadic life as traced through archaic artifacts such as tools, weapons and ornaments; 2) a period of cultural...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American History, American Indian Culture, American Indians, Anthropology,...
This curriculum unit, designed for a Spanish I class at the high school level, explores the Olmec, an ancient civilization in Mexico. The unit aims for students to develop an appreciation for early civilizations and their importance to the present day. It gives seven objectives for students to work toward and lists detailed strategies for accomplishing these objectives. The lesson plans in the unit present a 7-day schedule for students to deepen their knowledge of the Olmec. Included in the...
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The booklet presents information on Nevada's history and geography which can be incorporated into social studies or history courses on the elementary or junior high level. There are eight chapters. Chapter I discusses symbolism in the state's emblems, (its seal, flag, flower, bird, and song). Maps and brief histories of each of the state's 17 counties are presented in Chapter II. Chapters III and IV present factual statements in outline form about Nevada's mountains, rivers, lakes, climate,...
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Designed to cover the general information essential to all annuitants regarding the Federal Income Tax implications of Civil Service retirement, this guide is for the use of the Civil Service Commission in training agency retirement counselors and as an instructor's guide or instructor's reference by retirement counselors in conducting pre-retirement counseling seminars. The guide uses lecture, handouts, and group discussion, as well as visual aids. The contents of the guide are: Introduction...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Counseling, Counseling Services, Counselor Training, Federal Programs,...
This document is a guide for teachers to integrate civic values and service learning into their social studies classes. The curriculum includes 17 ready-to-use lessons that can be adapted to United States history, government, or civics classes. A vital part of the unit is a group project in which students identify a real political problem, research related issues, and propose a solution. Students will be challenged to apply national civic values to the process of resolving these issues. The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Conflict Resolution, Empowerment, Political...
This teaching packet, designed for students in grades 6 through 9, explores the role of rulers in ancient Mesopotamian society and examines the depiction of those rulers in Mesopotamian art. Students are encouraged to compare present-day political leaders with ancient Mesopotamian rulers. The guide includes: (1) background information for teachers; (2) introductory activities for students; (3) descriptions and discussions for each of six "Slides" included with the packet; (4)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ancient History, Area Studies, Art History, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools,...
These curriculum materials are intended to supplement classroom resources for teaching middle school students about the roots of the nation's heritage and the responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. The materials are divided into 16 sections: (1) "Purpose"; (2) "Letter from Superintendent"; (3) "Forward: Miracle of America"; (4) "Preface: From Oppression to Freedom"; (5) "American Heritage Themes' (6) "1776 Declaration of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Character Education, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Enrichment, Democracy,...
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This lesson contains materials for the U.S. Navy Museum's "Ships to the Sea" program. The program is appropriate for students in grades 2-4 and was designed in accordance with local and national social studies standards. The materials introduce students to the world of ship technology and naval terminology. The lesson is presented in five sections: (1) "Lesson Plan"; (2) "Ships to Sea Introduction"; (3) "Ship Descriptions and Drawings"; (4) "Nautical...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Standards, Maritime Education, Primary Education, Social Studies, Student...
This teachers' guide focuses on each of the of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Organized by amendment, each section includes the text of the amendment and its counterpart in the Maine Constitution; an introduction to the legal principles embodied in that amendment; and edited court cases interpreting the amendment. The curriculum may be used as a whole to provide in-depth study of the Bill of Rights or specific...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Civics, Constitutional History, Constitutional...
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Assorted correspondence between Eric Newman and the California State Numismatic Association, typically of the CSNA requesting Newman to give speeches at their annual symposiums. Correspondents include: Maurice M. Gould, Charles M. Johnson, Dick Trowbridge, L.G. Lodge, William O. Wisslead, Thomas F. Fitzgerald
Topics: Numismatics, California States Numismatic Association, Correspondence
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Correspondence between Eric Newman, Jerry Cohen and Abner Kreisberg (both of Abner Kreisberg Corporation) on the topic of purchasing coins, medals and books. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Packet of photocopied bank notes labeled "Milwaukee City Bank". 2) Spring 1990 edition of KP Contact, the in-house Krause Publications newsletter. 3) Photocopy of an auction catalogue for...
Topics: Coins, American, Colonial currency, Medals, Books, Counterfeits, Cohen, Jerry, Kreisberg, Abner,...
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The eight units in this volume are designed for use by an art teacher/specialist. Thematic ideas are presented, while skills, techniques, and materials are not dictated. The lessons encourage students to compare and contrast cultures, understand their own cultural experiences, and explore differences and commonalities among cultures. The materials guide students to make art works based on contemporary experiences rather than imitative art of another culture. The eight units are structured to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Culture, Architecture, Art, Art Activities, Art Education, Art History,...