A Comparison of the African-American Presence in an Earlier and Later American History Textbook

A Comparison of the African-American Presence in an Earlier and Later American History Textbook

by Cora Lee Upshur-Ransome
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761818375

ISBN-13: 9780761818373

Pub. Date: 03/01/2002

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

A Comparison of the African American Presence in an Early and Later American History Textbook, uses content analysis of texts to alert readers to the omission and distortion of the history of African-Americans, in the hope that this practice will motivate readers to help change this unfair practice. This will be an important and useful book to teachers and

…  See more details below

Overview

A Comparison of the African American Presence in an Early and Later American History Textbook, uses content analysis of texts to alert readers to the omission and distortion of the history of African-Americans, in the hope that this practice will motivate readers to help change this unfair practice. This will be an important and useful book to teachers and curriculum committees, and will assist them in planning more effectively and efficiently for students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761818373
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter I1
Definition of the Problem1
Purpose of the Study2
Need for the Study2
Design of the Study3
Chapter II
Review of the Literature5
Introduction5
African-American Historians Educators, and Scholars View African-American Studies and History5
African-American History: From Slavery to Freedom to Slavery20
Race Relations34
Early Explorations and Settlement37
Inventors38
Contributions40
The Black Church40
The Civil Rights Movement42
Black History45
From the Old South to the New South to the Old South64
Chapter III
Content Analysis67
Personalities in the System68
The Structure and condition of the System68
Domestic Needs71
Specific Group Interests71
Public Opinion72
Organizational Needs, Values, and Traditions72
Early Explorations and Settlement73
Race Relations74
Role Models76
The Black Church77
Civil Rights78
Slave Revolts Education78
Writing Across the Curriculum93
Philosophy Statement95
Writing Intensive Courses at BSU96
Goals for a Writing Intensive Course96
Criteria for Writing Intensive Course at BSU96
Writing Intensive Course Requirements96
Additional Writing Intensive Courses97
Checklist for Writing Intensive Courses98
Components for a Teaching Portfolio99
Writing Across the Curriculum Support Services for Students at BSU100
WAC Faculty100
University committee Composition and Responsibilities100
Contributions102
Inventors103
The Old South104
Chapter IV105
Conclusions and Recommendations105
Design of the Study105
Data-Gathering Procedures105
Analysis of the Data106
Limitations of the Data106
Significance of the Study106
Summary109
Conclusions and Recommendations110
Introduction110
Conclusions110
Recommendations112
Epilogue114
Glossary119
Bibliography123

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >