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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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Pois, Robert A. – History Teacher, 1984
Discusses how psychohistory and psychobiography can be used in graduate and undergraduate history classes to help students grasp the motives for individual and mass actions throughout history, e.g., Why did the British military men make certain tactical decisions in World War I? (RM)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Higher Education, History Instruction, Military Personnel
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Nicholls, David – History Teacher, 1984
Eight British teachers who spent one year teaching history in the United States under the Fulbright program of international exchanges answered a questionnaire concerning their U.S. teaching experience. They commented on areas such as teaching materials, assessment methods, grading, teaching methods, and the structure and planning of history…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Grading
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Cunliffe, Marcus – History Teacher, 1984
American history and other branches of American Studies now have a prominent place in British universities. Although American history seems palatable to British students, there is some anti-Americanism which can be explained as occasional resentment of American expressions of national superiority or as negative views on American culture. (RM)
Descriptors: American Studies, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
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Avery, Roy – History Teacher, 1974
Progress in teaching American studies within the British education system is surveyed in this article. Particular attention is given to audio visual instructional material and to the areas of American literature and geography. (JH)
Descriptors: American Studies, Comparative Education, Cultural Images, Geography
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Ritcheson, Charles R. – History Teacher, 1974
The Anglo-American Quaker communion provides an example of the author's thesis that British influence upon the United States persisted in the first half of the nineteenth century beyond that explored in traditional histories of political and diplomatic matters. (JH)
Descriptors: Historiography, Social History, Social Influences, United States History
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Youngs, Frederic A., Jr. – History Teacher, 1974
Nearly 60 filmstrips, films, slides, records, tapes, game kits, archival sets, maps, photographs, and transparencies, produced in American and Britain, and dealing with sixteenth century English history are reviewed, described and arranged by subject with prices and addresses for acquisitions included. (JH)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Educational Media, European History, Film
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Asher, Eugene L. – History Teacher, 1974
The first half of a workshop in history education with participants from the United Kingdom and from the United States, which took place at Cal Tech in August, 1973, is described in this article which includes a preview of the second half to be held in England in 1974. (JH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Exchange Programs, History Instruction, Information Dissemination
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Blake, David W. – History Teacher, 1981
Compares the suitability of two kinds of history curricula for the varying levels of cognitive development of 9- to 11-year-olds. Fifteen British students studied the Victorian Era using transcripts of original documents, while 15 classmates used standard textbooks. The documents seemed to give students greater awareness of the evidence sources.…
Descriptors: Children, Cognitive Development, Comparative Education, Elementary Education
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Samec, Charles Edward – History Teacher, 1979
Describes development and implementation of a British history curriculum for students 13 to 16 years of age. Although built around examination, it also stresses the teaching of feelings, attitudes, and values. (KC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Affective Objectives, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development
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Rosenzweig, Linda W.; Weinland, Thomas P. – History Teacher, 1986
Reviews several issues involved in the reform of history teaching and suggests directions in which American history educators might proceed. Stresses the British model of understanding, cause and effect, and chronological sequence. (TRS)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Content Analysis, Course Content, Course Objectives
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Thorpe, Frances – History Teacher, 1974
British developments in the use of film as a serious part of a history course are reviewed, with emphasis on film resources in Britain. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: American Studies, Documentaries, Educational History, Film Libraries
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Asher, Eugene L. – History Teacher, 1973
In an attempt by historians to develop a permanent mechanism for cooperation on mutual problems and developments in education a series of workshops on comparative history of Great Britain and the United States is planned. Details for the first workshop, following the theme of comparative social mobility, are outlined. (SM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developed Nations, History, Professional Continuing Education
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Burton, David H. – History Teacher, 1973
An analysis of the present structure of courses and policies for teaching U. S. History, followed by a list of courses available at various institutions. (JB)
Descriptors: American History, Comparative Education, Courses, Educational Policy
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Bailey, Howald – History Teacher, 1970
A detailed account of the activities of the future Edward VII, on the first visit to the U.S. by a member of the royal family. (JB)
Descriptors: Foreign Diplomats, United States History