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Handbook Of Research In Social Studies Education

Author : Linda S. Levstik
ISBN : 9781135601461
Genre : Education
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This Handbook outlines the current state of research in social studies education – a complex, dynamic, challenging field with competing perspectives about appropriate goals, and on-going conflict over the content of the curriculum. Equally important, it encourages new research in order to advance the field and foster civic competence; long maintained by advocates for the social studies as a fundamental goal. In considering how to organize the Handbook, the editors searched out definitions of social studies, statements of purpose, and themes that linked (or divided) theory, research, and practices and established criteria for topics to include. Each chapter meets one or more of these criteria: research activity since the last Handbook that warrants a new analysis, topics representing a major emphasis in the NCSS standards, and topics reflecting an emerging or reemerging field within the social studies. The volume is organized around seven themes: Change and Continuity in Social Studies Civic Competence in Pluralist Democracies Social Justice and the Social Studies Assessment and Accountability Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines Information Ecologies: Technology in the Social Studies Teacher Preparation and Development The Handbook of Research in Social Studies is a must-have resource for all beginning and experienced researchers in the field.
Category: Education

Student Atlas Of World Geography

Author : John L. Allen
ISBN : 0072998466
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 53.4 MB
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The Student Atlas series combines full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study such as world politics, environmental issues, and economic development. These thematic atlases will give students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, demographic, environmental, economic, and political changes in every world region.
Category: Political Science

Map Worlds

Author : Will C. van den Hoonaard
ISBN : 9781554589333
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 49.35 MB
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Map Worlds plots a journey of discovery through the world of women map-makers from the golden age of cartography in the sixteenth-century Low Countries to tactile maps in contemporary Brazil. Author Will C. van den Hoonaard examines the history of women in the profession, sets out the situation of women in technical fields and cartography-related organizations, and outlines the challenges they face in their careers. Map Worlds explores women as colourists in early times, describes the major houses of cartographic production, and delves into the economic function of intermarriages among cartographic houses and families. It relates how in later centuries, working from the margins, women produced maps to record painful tribal memories or sought to remedy social injustices. Much later, one woman so changed the way we think about continents that the shift has been likened to the Copernican revolution. Other women created order and wonder about the lunar landscape, and still others turned the art and science of making maps inside out, exposing the hidden, unconscious, and subliminal “text” of maps. Shared by all these map-makers are themes of social justice and making maps work for the betterment of humanity.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Multimedia And Cd Rom Directory 1998

Author : Connectsoft-U S
ISBN : 0333711696
Genre : Computers
File Size : 45.38 MB
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Now in its 19th edition, this comprehensive directory details companies active in multimedia, which continues to evolve alongside the industry that it tracks. The text contains details of approximately 16,000 companies. Entries include company descriptions and classifications by activity, sector, platform, product type, size, turnover and more. The database section is indexed. This year articles from industry leaders and shapers, as well as interviews with heads of trend-setting companies and a round-up of statistics, should make this a useful item for professionals in the industry, and those who purchase multimedia professionally.
Category: Computers


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ISBN : UCSC:32106014991829
Genre : Academic libraries
File Size : 85.54 MB
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Category: Academic libraries

South African National Bibliography

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ISBN : UOM:39015078822924
Genre : Afrikaans literature
File Size : 83.75 MB
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Includes Publications received in terms of Copyright act no. 9 of 1916.
Category: Afrikaans literature

Recommended Reference Books For Small And Medium Sized Libraries And Media Centers

Author : Bohdan S. Wynar
ISBN : 1563087669
Genre : Instructional materials centers
File Size : 90.52 MB
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Identifies and describes some 600 of the most useful and affordable reference sources available, with the needs of small and medium-sized school, public, academic, and special libraries in mind. Reviews are selected from American Reference Books Annual 1999, covering reference titles published in 1998, with a few from 1997. Detailed and often evaluative annotations written by practicing librarians and subject specialists examine the nature, scope, and usability of each work. In many cases reviews from professional journals are cited and materials are compared to similar works. Each entry includes complete bibliographic and ordering information. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Instructional materials centers

World Resource Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113590967
Genre : Environmental policy
File Size : 25.71 MB
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Category: Environmental policy


Author : Robert J. Brym
ISBN : 0155072129
Genre : Mass society
File Size : 22.92 MB
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This balanced, mainstream, totally up-to-date text is characterized by its focus on the connection between oneself and the social world. It teaches students "how" to think, rather than just "what" to think, draws the connection between objectivity and subjectivity in sociological research, and places an emphasis on the importance of diversity and the global perspective. Students have to navigate a world that is increasingly complex and confusing. SOCIOLOGY: YOUR COMPASS FOR A NEW WORLD will help them do just that. Bob Brym and John Lie wrote this book to show undergraduate students that sociology can help them make sense of their lives, however uncertain they may appear to be. By revealing the opportunities and constraints students face, the book helps them know themselves and see what they can become in this particular social and historical context.
Category: Mass society

Student Atlas Of Anthropology

Author : John Logan Allen
ISBN : UOM:39076002388515
Genre : Reference
File Size : 37.30 MB
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The Student Atlas of Anthropology contains 118 full-color maps. Prepared jointly by professors of geography and anthropology, the collection is both unique and comprehensive in its scope. It displays the human past and its evolution to the present day in relationship to the physical world. In the maps on these pages, students can go beyond their textbooks and actually see the interplay of physical geographical features/environmental patterns and human biological, archaeological, linguistic, and cultural development.
Category: Reference

1998 Guide To The Evaluation Of Educational Experiences In The Armed Forces

Author : American Council on Education
ISBN : 1573561045
Genre : Education
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This guide is the standard reference work for recognizing learning acquired by military personnel for conversion to academic credit in degree work at colleges and universities. This volume contains recommendations for formal courses offered by the Air Force, the Coast Guard, the Marine Corps, and the Department of Defense in 1990 and later years. Twenty sections provide the following information: (1) how to find and use course exhibits; (2) sample Coast Guard Rating exhibit; (3) how to find and use Coast Guard occupation exhibits; (4) sample Coast Guard rating exhibit; (5) how to find and use Coast Guard warrant officer exhibits; (6) sample Coast Guard warrant officer exhibit; (7) how to find and use Marine Corps MOS (military occupational specialties) exhibits; (8) sample Marine Corps enlisted MOS exhibit; (9) questions and answers; (10) awarding credit for extrainstitutional learning; (11) transfer and award of credit; (12) elements of a model policy on awarding credit for extrainstitutional learning; (13) Air Force course exhibits; (14) Coast Guard course exhibits; (15) Department of Defense course exhibits; (16) Marine Corps course exhibits; (17) Coast Guard aviator exhibits; (18) Coast Guard enlisted ratings exhibits; (19) Coast Guard warrant officer exhibits; and (20) Marine Corps enlisted MOS exhibits. Each course exhibit includes some or all of the following: course number, title, location, length, dates, learning outcomes, instruction, occupational group, description, career pattern, related occupations, and credit recommendation. The guide also contains eight appendixes: the evaluation systems, sample military records, occupation title index, keyword index, course number index, request for course recommendation, and request for Coast Guard rating and warrant officer exhibits, and request for Marine Corps MOS exhibits. (KC)
Category: Education

Arba In Depth

Author : Martin Dillon
ISBN : UOM:39015058261929
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 20.22 MB
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This new addition to the ARBA In-depth series provides focused help in building children's and young adult collections. More than 300 critical reviews of quality reference titles by subject experts cover reference titles for this audience; all of which have appeared in the last six editions of American Reference Books Annual, the long-trusted source of reliable reviews of recent reference publications. Author, title, and subject indexes, as well as a contributor list, are provided. The fourth in this series of companion volumes to ARBA, this work is designed to assist academic, public, and school libraries in the systematic selection of suitable reference materials for their collections. Its purpose is to aid in the evaluation process by presenting more than 300 critical and evaluative reviews in all areas of children's and young adult resources.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines