Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in Government, Economics, and Contemporary World Issues, 1st Edition

  • James M. Shiveley
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  • ISBN-10: 0313075727
  • ISBN-13: 9780313075728
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 244 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2001 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2001

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References primary source Web sites and pairs them with questions and activities designed to encourage critical thinking skills. Completing the activities for the lessons in this book will allow students to evaluate the source of information, the content presented, and its usefulness in the context of their assignments.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Professional Guides in School Librarianship.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The Internet and the World Wide Web—Potential for Education.
1: Using Critical Thinking in Political Science, Economics, and Contemporary World Issues.
2: Using Primary Sources.
Primary Source Sites.
Political Science.
Early America.
Revolutionary Period and Early U.S. Documents.
The Nineteenth Century.
The Twentieth Century.
The Judiciary Branch.
The Presidency and the Executive Branch.
Legislative Branch.
Elections and the Voting Process.
International Politics.
General Economic Data.
International Economics.
Economic History.
Macroeconomic Data.
Other Economics Sites.
Contemporary World Issues.
Selected Primary Source Databases.
About the Authors.