This handbook explores the issues-centered curriculum for social studies teaching and how student performance reflects an intellectual capacity to address public issues. The book is divided into 11 parts with essays to address specific aspects of the approach. The foreword, written by Shirley Engle, establishes a context for issues-based curriculum. Essays include: qDefining Issues-Centered Educationq (Ronald W. Evans; Fred M. Newmann; David Warren Saxe); qBuilding a Rationale for Issues-Centered Educationq (Anna S. Ochoa-Becker); qThe Engle-Ochoa Decision Making Model for Citizenship Educationq (Rodney F. Allen); qUsing Issues in the Teaching of American Historyq (David Warren Saxe); qWorld History and Issues-Centered Instructionq (Richard E. Gross); qIssues-Centered Approaches to Teaching Geography Coursesq (A. David Hill; Salvatore J. Natoli); qIssues-Centered Global Educationq (Merry M. Merryfield; Connie S. White); qAn Approach to Issues-Oriented Economic Educationq (Beverly J. Armento; Francis W. Rushing; Wayne A. Cook); qTeaching Issues-Centered Anthropology, Sociology, and Psychologyq (Jerry A. Ligon; George W. Chilcoat); qIssue-Centered Curricula and Instruction at the Middle Levelq (Samuel Totten; Jon Pedersen); qAn Issues-Centered Curriculum for High School Social Studiesq (Ronald W. Evans; Jerry Brodkey); qAssessing Student Learning of an Issue-Oriented Curriculumq (Walter C. Parker); qInternational Social Studies: Alternative Futuresq (James L. Barth); qInternational Relations/Foreign Policy Teaching Resourcesq (Mary E. Soley); qDomestic Economic Policyq (Ronald A. Banaszak); qTeaching about International Human Rightsq (Nancy Flowers); and qChildren's Rightsq (Beverly C. Edmonds). An afterword is provided by James Shaver. (EH)This handbook explores the issues-centered curriculum for social studies teaching and how student performance reflects an intellectual capacity to address public issues.
|Title||:||Handbook on Teaching Social Issues|
|Author||:||Ronald W. Evans, David Warren Saxe|
|Publisher||:||IAP - 1996|