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Parham, Claire Puccia – History Teacher, 2014
For The past two years, Siena College and Loyola International College for Diversity and Sustainability (LCDS), formerly Loyola International College, have jointly taught a comparative Canadian/ U.S. history class. Concordia University, an English language university, has more than 46,000 students and offers 433 undergraduate and graduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, College Instruction, Higher Education
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Andrews, Gordon; Warren, Wilson J.; Brown, Sarah Drake – History Teacher, 2013
In April 2011, Congress slashed funding for a majority of programs tied to education. Several programs related to professional development for teachers did not survive. While cut severely--from $119 million in Fiscal Year 2010 to $46 million (a loss of $73 million or 61% of its funding)--Teaching American History (TAH) grants lived, albeit by…
Descriptors: College Instruction, History Instruction, Faculty Development, Grants
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Sinitiere, Phillip Luke – History Teacher, 2012
W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) is widely known as a champion for the political rights of African Americans, founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), aggressive advocate of Pan-Africanism, staunch supporter of female suffrage, and one of the creative forces behind the Harlem Renaissance. Further still, Du…
Descriptors: African American Leadership, African Americans, Reputation, Religion
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Henry, Michael – History Teacher, 2011
Tony Waters, a sociologist at California State University, Chico, has raised an interesting issue about the intellectual conflict some of his students experienced when they arrived on campus and enrolled in American history classes. He reported students were perplexed to find there were two kinds of American history--the version they learned in…
Descriptors: United States History, History Instruction, Textbooks, Slavery
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Robertson, Stephen – History Teacher, 2006
The author achieved something that he had been striving to do for several semesters when, in 2002, he revised his survey course on the history of the United States up to Reconstruction by replacing most of the photocopied readings he had assigned in the past with online texts. Readings on the web now provided the basis for 10 of the 12 weekly…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Historians, Library Networks, Libraries
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Sundberg, Sara Brooks – History Teacher, 2006
This paper explores whether or not the simple addition of essay questions in examinations increased the learning of the sort normally tested by objective questions alone. Thirteen sections of a "United States History to 1877" class comprised the study group. The experimental group, consisting of nine sections, wrote essay questions on…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Scores, Control Groups, United States History
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Deardorff, Michelle D.; Kolnick, Jeffrey; Mvusi, Thandekile R. M.; McLemore, Leslie Burl – History Teacher, 2005
The Fannie Lou Hamer National Institute on Citizenship and Democracy is a coalition of friends who share a vision of the potential of education. Founded in 1997 at a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College Teachers, the Hamer Institute conducts seminars and workshops for K-12 teachers and students that feature the role…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Seminars, Secondary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
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Waters, Tony – History Teacher, 2005
Students in this author's undergraduate Sociology and Social Science classes often tell him that the "history" they learned in high schools was different than the "history" they learned in university classes. They often claim that what they learned in K-12 was "wrong" and that they did not learn the "real"…
Descriptors: United States History, College Curriculum, Social Sciences, Patriotism
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Olwell, Russell B. – History Teacher, 2005
When James Conant, former president of Harvard University, took on the topic of teacher preparation in his 1963 report "The Education of American Teachers," he demanded sweeping change. Conant's reform agenda, which focused on reshaping the educational establishment in America, took on the National Education Association and National…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Schools of Education, Incidence, Methods Teachers
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Kibler, M. Alison – History Teacher, 2004
This article offers a strategy for using Australian women's history in a United States women's history survey course. To develop the theme of gender relations in settler societies, the author recommends using transnational categories, such as gender frontier and settler colonialism, direct comparisons between Australian and American women's…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Females, History, United States History
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Warren, Wilson J.; Memory, David M.; Bolinger, Kevin – History Teacher, 2004
Improving critical thinking--defined by one expert as "reasonable reflective thinking focused on deciding what to believe or do"--has been a frequent topic in the writing of history educators at least since the early 1970s. Attitudes and interests do support higher-level thinking and, most importantly, knowledge used in carrying it out…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Learning Activities, United States History
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Tagg, James – History Teacher, 2004
Good manners and false protests of ignorance about American history cloak underlying anti-American sentiments among students. Behind the facade, a jumbled set of emotions inform their discomforted imaginations. They are offended by the patronizing and condescending attitudes of Americans when the latter comment on, or intrude into, the outer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social History, Group Dynamics, United States History
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Vess, Deborah – History Teacher, 2004
Online courses and degree programs are increasingly common feature of higher education, such as those of The University of Phoenix, Western Governor's University, and the Open University in Great Britain. The University System of Georgia, the third largest university system in the United States, has recently created an electronic core curriculum,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Equipment, Interaction, Internet
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Thomas, Samuel J. – History Teacher, 2004
In United States history, the GAPE or Gilded Age and Progressive Era, roughly the last third of the nineteenth and first two decades of the twentieth centuries, constitutes one of the most formative and complex of periods, a time that historians designate as the birth of the United States. Many high school students and undergraduates find this…
Descriptors: Primary Sources, Historians, Cartoons, Teaching Guides
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Frederickson, Mary – History Teacher, 2004
Many historians agree that the United States survey has been in critical need of a new paradigm for some time, a paradigm in which chronology does not dominate and students can learn about multiple viewpoints and competing historical narratives, one in which gender and multiculturalism are expanded beyond male/female, beyond black/white/ brown.…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Textbooks, Social Change, Internet
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