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Farmer, Rod – Social Studies, 1984
Results of a survey of middle and secondary social studies teachers from eight states concerning their professional concerns and curriculum interests are presented. Demographic information, including age, sex, years of teaching experience, level of formal education, and amount of foreign travel was also collected. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Research, Intermediate Grades, Middle Schools
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Farmer, Rod – Social Studies, 1983
Values are unavoidable in every school and in the very fabric of the social studies content. Values education, in its various forms, should be an integral part of social studies and citizenship education. (RM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Course Content, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education
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Farmer, Rod – Social Studies, 1983
There are at least sixteen benefits to be derived from the study of history. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction
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Farmer, Rod – Social Studies, 1985
Prejudice-free education encompasses all forms of education aimed at challenging various types of discrimination. Both the teaching methods and the curriculum of social studies education can support and be part of prejudice-free education. (RM)
Descriptors: Bias, Curriculum, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education
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Schisgall, Jane; Farmer, Rod – Social Studies, 1984
Learning activities will help secondary students become aware of Korea as a separate entity in Asia, see Korea as a developing area of the modern world, and gain an appreciation for Korean traditions. (RM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Korean Culture
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Farmer, Rod – Social Studies, 1980
Discusses the controversy over teaching what religious fundamentalists and social conservatives consider secular humanism. Suggests that modern social studies does not support secular humanism even though they share epistemological and ethical assumptions (the use of the scientific method, intelligent reasoning). Provides suggestions for teachers…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Humanism, Negative Attitudes, Public Opinion