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Probing the past; a guide to the study and teaching of history [by] Lester D. Stephens.


Boston, Allyn and Bacon [1974] .
ISBN 0205041965, 9780205041961

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Subjects Histoire -- EĢtude et enseignement (Secondaire)
History -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Description xii, 307 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-299).
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Approaches to instruction in history -- A rationale for the teaching of history -- Clarifying ends -- Selecting means -- Choosing content -- Understanding learning processes -- Instructional plans and materials -- Designing history lessons -- Utilizing the textbook -- Employing press materials -- Applying illustrative materials -- Approaches to instruction in history -- Reflecting on instructional procedures -- Considering inquiry procedures -- Introducing the study of history -- Selected illustrative lessons -- On the concepts of causation and prediction -- On issues involving value positions -- On interpreting the American Revolution -- Evaluating student achievement in history -- Observing basic principles -- Constructing objective tests -- Constructing subjective tests -- Scoring and grading.
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- In pursuit of the past -- The nature of history -- Dimensions of history -- History as art and science -- Types of history -- History and Myth -- Historical evidence -- Facts and inference -- Hypothesis and theory -- Historical sources -- The historian and his work -- The historian's frame of reference -- Bias and the historian -- Objectivity in history -- Judgment and the historian -- Imagination in history -- Explanation and history -- Interpretation in history -- Generalization in history -- Causal explanations -- Speculation in history -- Laws of history -- Metahistorical theories -- Deterministic interpretations -- History and related studies -- The auxiliary disciplines -- Oral and folklore studies -- The social sciences and history -- Psychology and Psychoanalysis -- Social science theories and concepts -- Quantitative studies -- Comparative studies -- The uses of history -- Lessons, analogies, and prediction -- History and identification -- The abuse of history.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)900795
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WorldCat Identities Stephens, Lester D.
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