Utilization of Community Resources for Effective Sustainability of Social Studies Education
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Social Studies | Nigeria | Volume 2 Issue 6, June 2013

Utilization of Community Resources for Effective Sustainability of Social Studies Education

Dada Samuel Olabode

The objective of this paper is an examination of the utilization of community resources as a fostering ingredient towards curriculum development and sustainable social studies education in Nigeria. The inadequate sources of information, structure and content for curriculum planning and development in social studies education calls for a review. This paper defines some key concepts like curriculum, community development, resources, education, field trip and school camping. It analyzed the various community resources that could be used to promote the sustainability of social studies education. The paper made use of historical and descriptive methods in analyzing issues raised. The importance of the community and community recourses to social studies education were discussed. Some recommendations are also suggested to the facilitators of educational programme. It concludes by making it known that the community and the school cant be divorced. The community serves as a resource laboratory for social studies education.

Keywords: school camping, field trip development, laboratory, curriculum and community

Edition: Volume 2 Issue 6, June 2013

Pages: 466 - 469

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Dada Samuel Olabode, "Utilization of Community Resources for Effective Sustainability of Social Studies Education", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=IJSROFF2013302, Volume 2 Issue 6, June 2013, 466 - 469

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