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Learning Exercise

Material: Kwame Nkrumah Information and Resource
Submitted by: William Paquette on Dec 30, 2005
Date Last Modified: Dec 30, 2005
Title: Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah
Description: Kwame Nkrumah was the first leader of modern Ghana. His tenure brought significant change to the former British colony known as the Gold Coast. This assignment focuses on the positive and negative influences of Nkrumah's presidency.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Unsupervised
Time Required 3 hours.
Topics: Africa
Course: World Civilization/Africa
Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, High School
Prerequisites Skills: None.
Learning Objectives: To acquaint students with the personality of one of Africa's first modern leaders.
To enable students to evaluate the benefits of President Nkrumah's rule.
Technical Notes: None.
Text of Learning Exercise: Instructions: Using the Kwame Nkrumah Information and Resource website, locate five sources (2 primary and 3 secondary). Using these resources write a 5-7 page paper evaluting the presidency of Ghanian President Kwame Nkrumah.
Additional Information URL: None.
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