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American Issues Forum, Volume II [microform] : The Molding of American Values. Courses by Newspaper: Community Leader's Guide, Newspaper Articles, [And] Examination Questions
Bib ID 5311173
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
California Univ., San Diego. Univ. Extension
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1976 
103 p. 

These materials are designed to be used in a one-semester curriculum program which is linked to topics outlined in the American Issues Forum calendar. It is intended for use at the local level. Volume II, The Molding of American Values, concentrates on the ways in which American values and assumptions about national character can be tested by a people's activities. The course seeks to develop new understandings of the problems and realities of contemporary America. It examines phases of America at work and at leisure, the nation's self-conceived role in the international scene, and the social institutions which have directed and shaped American character. The community leader's source book contains resources related to each topic suitable for discussions, books to review, and an annotated film list. It is arranged according to topics as presented on the calendar from January 11 to May 29, 1976. The newspaper packet, divided into four units corresponding with the student reader and the study guide, includes 18 1,400-word articles with appropriate illustrations and biographies. Examination questions offer objective midterm and final tests for classroom use. These materials can be used in conjunction with the corresponding reader and study guide. (Author/ND)


Availability: Publisher's Inc., 243 12th Street, Drawer P, Del Mar, California 92014 (community guide $1.25, articles and questions $2.50).

Sponsoring Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.

Sponsoring Agency: American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, Washington, DC.

ERIC Note: For related documents, see SO 009 638-639.

Educational level discussed: Adult Education.

Educational level discussed: Secondary Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adult Education.  |  American Culture.  |  American Studies.  |  Citizen Participation.  |  Citizenship.  |  Community Leaders.  |  Course Content.  |  Democratic Values.  |  Economics.  |  Instructional Materials.  |  International Relations.  |  Labor Force.  |  Nationalism.  |  Newspapers.  |  Objective Tests.  |  Political Science.  |  Resource Materials.  |  Secondary Education.  |  Social Environment.  |  Social Studies.  |  Social Values.  |  Teaching Methods.  |  United States Government (Course)  |  United States History.  |  Values.  |  Bicentennial  |  American Issues Forum
Form/genre Guides, General.
Other authors/contributors California Univ., San Diego. Univ. Extension
Available From ERIC 


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