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Waters, Stewart; Magliocca, Autumn – Social Studies, 2018
The emergence of the Times Up and the #MeToo movements has sparked a conversation in the United States uncovering the grim realities that many women face. As the focus on gender equity and power dynamics between men and women continue to garner national attention, the authors of this article were curious to see if this progress manifested itself…
Descriptors: World History, Females, Sex Fairness, Gender Issues
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Ryter, Di – Journal of International Social Studies, 2015
World history has become increasingly important and has often been a required course for high school students in the United States. This multi-case study provides examples and descriptions of students' demonstration of historical understandings. It also includes multiple perspectives and experiences of world history students and teachers, and…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, History Instruction, Teaching Methods, History
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Conrad, Jenni – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This empirical study uses content and frequency analysis to investigate how the Big History Project (BHP) online curriculum represents different racial and cultural groups within its units fusing science and history. The prevalence of a Western Civilizations perspective in curricula offers a challenging irony: that world history could be…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, World History, Culture
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Osborn, Daniel – Journal of International Social Studies, 2017
This research critically evaluates the depiction of Israelis and Palestinians in World History textbooks and World History teachers' instructional discourse. Employing a Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis methodology, this study offers a comparison between written narratives and spoken discourse in order to analyze the portrayals found in…
Descriptors: Jews, Arabs, World History, Textbooks
Zhang, Xiuyuan; Patel, Priyank; Ewing, Maureen – College Board, 2015
Historically, AP Potential™ correlations and expectancy tables have been based on 10th-and 11th-grade PSAT/NMSQT® examinees and 11th-and 12th-grade AP® examinees for all subjects (Zhang, Patel, & Ewing,2014; Ewing, Camara, & Millsap, 2006; Camara & Millsap, 1998). However, a large number of students take AP European History and AP…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Scores, Prediction, European History
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Maguth, Brad M.; Tomer, Andrea; Apanius, Avery – Social Studies, 2019
This manuscript considers Berman's (1990) "Despair to Empowerment Curricular Curve" as a possible guiding curricular framework in global education. The authors describe how this curricular curve was used by teachers to enhance a seventh-grade world history unit on the Black Death to move middle-level learners away from despair and toward…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Global Education, World History, Grade 7
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Alaca, Eray; Yildirim, Tercan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
In Turkey, preservice social studies teachers take history education courses such as Revolution History and Kemalism I-II, Ancient History and Civilization, Pre-Islamic Turkish History and Culture, History of Turkish Education, History of Medieval Age, Ottoman History and Civilization I-II, New and Contemporary History, Contemporary World History,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Social Studies, History Instruction, Student Attitudes
Lubell, Sam; Drake, Graham; Putman, Hannah; Rickenbrode, Robert – National Council on Teacher Quality, 2017
For most Americans, the high school years played a pivotal role in shaping what they know about subjects such as U.S. history, world history, literature, geometry and biology. For many, the high school years provide one of the last opportunities to gain valuable life-enhancing insights, for example, reading a classic novel such as "To Kill a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Harris, Lauren McArthur; Wirz, Jennifer Palacios; Hinde, Elizabeth R.; Libbee, Michael – Journal of Geography, 2015
This article describes the findings of a study involving a professional development program that prepared middle school teachers to integrate content on the earliest eras of world history and world geography. In particular, this study focused on participants' (n = 37) use of geographic resources to integrate geography and history and to encourage…
Descriptors: Geography, Instruction, History Instruction, Faculty Development
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Thomas, Corey; Goering, Christian Z. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
This article examines and offers insights to a year of Socratic circles in the context of a world history classroom. Grounding this practice in relevant research before offering examples from the classroom and providing advice to practitioners, this discussion strategy offers an antidote to the often divisive and destructive examples of…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, World History, Reflection
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Newstreet, Carmen; Rackard, Jacqueline – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
Study abroad is recognized as a means to teach global citizenship to students, but little empirical research exists to support the notion. This qualitative research study details how a large, urban, public high school implemented a study abroad program to enrich its Advanced Placement World History course. The diverse school collaborated with a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Advanced Placement
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Kim, Geena – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2018
This study investigated students' ideas about historical significance in Korea. Using qualitative, task-based interviews, I interviewed 28 secondary students who had taken Korean and world history courses. In response to various historical contexts, these Korean students relied primarily on a schematic narrative template consisting of 'tragedy,'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, History Instruction, Asian History
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Forsyth, Hannah; Evans, Jedidiah – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Practitioners and theorists in higher education have explored authentic assessment as a mechanism to better connect student work to real-world practice. This article considers the possibilities for authentic assessment in teaching history as a discipline and professional field at university, considering how 'real-world practice' might be expanded…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, History Instruction, Inclusion, Historical Interpretation
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Sadjadi, Bakhtiar; Esmkhani, Farnaz – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
The present paper seeks to critically read Pat Barker's "Regeneration" in terms of Cathy Caruth's psychoanalytic study of trauma. This analysis attempts to trace the concepts of latency, post-traumatic stress disorders, traumatic memory, and trauma in Barker's novel in order to explore how trauma and history are interrelated in the…
Descriptors: Trauma, Psychiatry, War, Mental Disorders
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Annegarn-Gläß, Michael – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2016
Academic history has begun only relatively recently to study films as historical sources, and thus far it has focused principally on feature films to the exclusion of nonfictional cinema, despite the use of educational films for propaganda as early as the interwar period. This essay examines the extent to which educational films of this period…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World History, History Instruction, Instructional Films
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