Relevance of Affective Domain in Social Studies Education for National Development

Abstract

One of the major reasons that have prompted many educational authorities, planes and experts to seek for the inclusion of Social Studies in the curricular of schools derives essentially from the subject concern propagating and instilling the tenets and objective of the affective domain in the mind of youngster committed to it. The paper advocates that instruction in the affective education must possess a cognitive basis which largely emanate from Social Studies education. The paper highlights the relevance of the affective domain in Social Studies education for national development. It recommends the instructional role of Social Studies teacher in bringing in to the effect the relevance of affective domain in Social Studies education for national development through the classroom interaction.

Keywords: Affective Domain, Social Studies Education and National Development


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