Learn and Teach History: Based on UNESCO ICT Initiatives
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Book ID : 29165
ISBN-10 : 81-7273-254-6 / 8172732546
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Language : English
viii, 224p., Figs., Tables, Bib., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Preface; Introduction; History Correlates; Categorisation of History; Programme of Activities; Organisation and Presentation of Subject Matter; Procedures of Teaching History; Effective Teaching Strategies; Teaching History in Elementary Schools; Teaching of Global and Local History; Objectives and values; Educational Aids; Using ICTs in Teaching of History; Assessment; Planning of Lessons; The Importance of Time; Significance of Textbooks; The Role of the Teacher; History Room and Library Bibliography;
History is a science which leaves a man more intelligent and wiser with experience of the past at his fingertips. It encompasses within its ambit the broadest studies, touching upon every aspect of human life. Today, History has became a valuable aid in understanding the process of evolution, and how society has emerged in its present state. While history teaching originally focused on the facts of political history such as wars and dynasties, contemporary history education has assumed a more integrative approach offering students an expanded view of historical knowledge that includes aspects of geography, religion, anthropology, philosophy, economics, technology, art and society. The teachers of history should have steadfast faith in their capacity to teach the subject well, and should realize the utility and value of teaching history. He should be able to handle the various teaching methods as the situation demands. This book, designed for practicing and student-teachers of history, discusses various method an practices of teaching history. It offers as a comprehensive coverage of various teaching. It is hoped that this book will be a valuable asset to all who concerned with learning and teaching of history.