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Local History in Schools (3 Parts)

Synopsis
Part 2: organising historical context for presentation to pupils; uses to which local history can be put; teaching strategies.
Part 3: preparation by teachers and pupils prior to a museum visit; skills developed by means of visit; problems to be overcome.
Part 5: examples of sources appropriate for classroom use; pupil skills related to source material; variety of teaching methods.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. U-matic, VHS. b&w. 26, 36, 56 min.
Year of production
1979
Availability
Sale
Documentation
Accompanying booklet.
Uses
Primary student teachers and student teachers of history in secondary schools.
Subjects
Education
Keywords
history teaching; information sources; local history; primary education; teaching methods

Credits

Director
I MacKenzie
Producer
I MacKenzie
Writer
Dorothy Morrison; Mary Cuthbert

Sections

Title
Possible approaches in the primary school
Synopsis
Part 2: organising historical context for presentation to pupils; uses to which local history can be put; teaching strategies.

Title
Organising and conducting a museum visit
Synopsis
Part 3: preparation by teachers and pupils prior to a museum visit; skills developed by means of visit; problems to be overcome.

Title
Using local sources
Synopsis
Part 5: examples of sources appropriate for classroom use; pupil skills related to source material; variety of teaching methods.

Sponsor

Name

Dundee College of Education, Department of History

Distributor

Name

Northern College of Education

Phone
01382 464272
Fax
01382 464900
Address
Publications Unit
Gardyne Road
Broughty Ferry
Dundee
DD5 1NY

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