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Gaivgan, Karen – Knowledge Quest, 2021
This article presents activities for pairing three graphic novels with primary sources to teach the civil rights movement to teens. Reading civil rights-related graphic novels, and reviewing corresponding primary sources, can provide students with a deeper understanding of this tragic time in U.S. history and provoke discussions about racial…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, United States History, Activism, Primary Sources
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Press, Meggan; Meiman, Meg – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2021
One long-held belief in archival education is that physical primary sources engage students more effectively than digitized sources do. This investigation questions that belief by analyzing whether and to what extent the format of a primary source impacts student engagement and learning, using a controlled study of students in a business ethics…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Learning, Primary Sources, Archives
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Bickford, John H.; Hendrickson, Ryan C. – Social Studies, 2020
This article presents a guided inquiry into Thomas Jefferson's place in American memory. It centers on Jefferson's liberty-based articulations and his involvement in slavery, which are paradoxical when juxtaposed. Evocative primary sources and competing secondary sources ground the inquiry. Discipline-specific strategies direct students through…
Descriptors: Presidents, Slavery, Social Studies, History Instruction
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Bickford, John H.; Clabough, Jeremiah – Social Studies, 2020
In this article, the authors discuss how to explore the agency of ordinary citizens using local institutions to combat Jim Crow segregation laws during Freedom Summer. Primary sources from Miami (OH) University website about Freedom Summer and Susan Goldman Rubin's trade book ground the inquiry. Through the series of activities discussed, middle…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Citizen Participation, Middle School Students, Primary Sources
Hetrick, Barbara; Whyte, Susan Barnes – Council of Independent Colleges, 2020
From 2015 through 2019, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) conducted a project that was intended to test the utility of Shared Shelf to the teaching and research needs of small colleges. Shared Shelf (now called JSTOR Forum) made it possible for a collection of material assembled by one faculty member--for example, butterfly specimens--to…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Grady, Melissa L. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2020
This historical investigation explores the life of George N. Heller (1941-2004) and his influence on historical research in music education and music therapy. By means of primary source materials, including preserved presentation resources and outlines, publications, and interviews, this historical investigation explores Heller's life and career…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Research, Music Therapy, Primary Sources
Waring, Scott M.; Hartshorne, Richard – Teachers College Press, 2020
Engaging students with primary sources fosters inquiry, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning skills, all of which are vitally important to success in school and beyond. Simply inserting primary sources into the classroom is not enough. This resource uses the best of emerging Internet applications (Web 2.0) to capture the interest of today's…
Descriptors: Primary Sources, Resource Materials, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Lee, Jeong-Kyu – Online Submission, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the happiness and education principles of St. Augustine and Mozi through the primary and the secondary language resources. To review the paper logically, three research questions are addressed. First, what are the happiness principles of Augustine and Mozi? Second, what are the educational principles of…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Content Analysis, Christianity, Educational Philosophy
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McDow, George H.; Stiffler, Daniel L. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2020
Music competitions have an ancient history dating back some two thousand years. In the United States, early music contests mimicked the German Saengerfests and Welsh Eistoddfods; however, some of the earliest continuously running music competitions held in America are the state contests for secondary school students. This article identifies for…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Competition, Educational History
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Clabough, Jeremiah; Bickford, John H. – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2020
The "College, Career, and Civil Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards" guides teachers to initiate complex inquiries by sparking students' disciplinary literacy and critical analysis of rich sources. With effective scaffolding and engaging content, elementary students can explore and contextualize complex historical…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Social Studies, Primary Sources
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Smith, Brandy A.; Hendricks, Andria J.; McFarland, Averi; Holman, Robert W.; Rodnick, Kenneth J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2020
A chemistry course designed as an elective for chemistry, biochemistry, biology, and pharmaceutical science majors is described. The course is designed for second- through fourth-year undergraduate students. The prerequisite is first-semester, second-year undergraduate organic chemistry with the second semester of the organic sequence as a…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, Science Instruction, Problem Solving, Elective Courses
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Muetterties, Carly; Slocum, Carrie; Masterson, Erin – Social Studies, 2020
Meaningful source work is at the heart of social studies learning, but often a tall order for elementary-aged students. In this article, the authors describe the construction and implementation of a fifth grade inquiry on the Suffrage Movement using a focused version of the Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint. Using source analysis scaffolds…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Voting
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Odebiyi, Oluseyi Matthew; Sunal, Cynthia S. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2020
While many U.S. residents like listening to African stories, hearing African stories is difficult because designing effective curricula and teaching about African contexts appear to be a major challenge in U.S. social studies education. Drawing on postcolonial theory, we analyzed the discourses of two contemporaneous historical documents to…
Descriptors: Social Studies, African Languages, Postcolonialism, Foreign Countries
Viancos Gonz├ílez, Patricio; Ganga Contreras, Francisco – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2020
The university is faced with tensions and demands resulting from the transformations that society demands. The new public management (NGP) imposes new paradigms as far as university administration is concerned. Concomitantly, the international rankings of universities establish standards and classifications, placing the focus on access to…
Descriptors: Universities, Taxonomy, Social Change, Administrative Organization
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Avarogullari, Ayten Kiris – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2020
This study aims to determine the ways how the 5th grade (ages 10-11) students interpret historical knowledge based on historical sources. To study this student were given a worksheet containing historical sources and an open-ended question based on the historical sources. The data of this study is collected through one of the answers provided to…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Historical Interpretation, Primary Sources, Grade 5
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