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Mulcahy, D. G. – Social Studies, 1994
Contends that educational reform efforts have neglected the values of civic education and its implications for civic and social life. Asserts that this is not true in Europe where an increasing focus on the European dimension in education has a strong civic education component. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Interrelationships
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Brook, Diane L.; Brook, George A. – Social Studies, 1993
Describes the Somalia Nomad Education Program. States that social studies is the core of the program which has a primary goal of developing national unity. Discusses successful features of the program and its vulnerability to political and economic events. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Background, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations
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Otto, Robert – Social Studies, 1994
Describes the origins, development, and significant characteristics of the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990. Discusses the importance of outcome-based assessment in the program and presents eight "valued outcomes" that will be assessed in social studies. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives