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Briley, Ron – History Teacher, 2008
Historiography is often overlooked as a fascinating subject by most contemporary students, whether in the secondary history classroom or undergraduate course. Some sense of the changing historical interpretation of a topic such as Reconstruction may be provided through contrasting passages from a modern history text with earlier editions of books…
Descriptors: Historical Interpretation, Historiography, Films, Primary Sources
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Briley, Ron – History Teacher, 2006
This document is a study guide for Stephen B. Oates biography of Nat Turner, "The Fires of Jubilee." The book is a practical reading vehicle for introducing Nat Turner to secondary students in grades 11 and 12. Oates divides his work into four parts, which could provide the basis for four reading assignments, although the sections are…
Descriptors: Grade 11, Reading Assignments, Biographies, Study Guides
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Briley, Ron – History Teacher, 2000
Explains why Advanced Placement courses are not offered at Sandia Preparatory School, a college preparatory school located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Focuses on the school mission, overall philosophy, and how this relates to the history classroom in particular. (CMK)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs, College Preparation, Course Content
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Briley, Ron – History Teacher, 1990
Describes a year-long elective film course in modern U.S. history for twelfth grade students. Explains course methodology and objectives. Analyzes selected films to illustrate how the course elucidates the consensus-conflict theme in U.S. history since the 1930s and enhances student understanding of Hollywood's perspective on gender, race, and…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Creative Teaching, Critical Viewing