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Kuehn, Elaine – History Teacher, 1982
Describes computer assisted instruction in social history to teach college students to use the resources and methods of the quantitative historian. Using commercially available prepared data sets, students analyze empirical data such as parish records, census data, and other civil records on the European family. (RM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Descriptions, European History, Family Life
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Chapman, Anne – History Teacher, 1979
Suggests ways to incorporate women's history into the basic European history course by giving examples of specific content, classroom techniques, and resources that teachers can use to develop their own approaches. (Author)
Descriptors: Employed Women, European History, Females, Feminism
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Schwartz, Donald – History Teacher, 1990
Explores the rationale for including the Holocaust in the social studies curriculum and analyzes how aspects can be introduced at elementary grade levels. Outlines course objectives for studying the Holocaust that are relevant to major issues in social studies. Notes 34 states do not require world history courses and textbook content is uneven.…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnocentrism
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Cassler, Robert – History Teacher, 1990
Describes creating for the National Archives Public Education Department a historical drama, "Second in the Realm," based on the story of the Magna Carta. Demonstrates the effectiveness of historical drama as a teaching tool. Explains the difficulties of writing such dramas and provides guidelines for overcoming these problems. (NL)
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Drama, European History, Higher Education
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DuPlessis, Robert S. – History Teacher, 1988
Surveys evaluations of Immanuel Wallerstein's "The Modern World-System" by specialists in early modern history and examines Wallerstein's influence on early modern historiography. Concludes by considering some attempts to synthesize world-systems analysis with other approaches. (LS)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Economics, European History, Historiography
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Wall, Irwin M. – History Teacher, 1987
Examines the French Popular Front of 1936 as a vehicle to investigate the turbulent decade of the 1930s. Reviews current historiography and discusses various facets of Leon Blum's government, examining the interrelationship of major economic and political forces. Concludes that the French Left still faces Blum's dilemma of implementing socialism…
Descriptors: Economic Change, European History, Higher Education, Historiography
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Kalfus, Richard – History Teacher, 1990
Analyzes primary document from German Holocaust period in which German bureaucrats described in euphemistic terms the murder of the Jews. Illustrates how the document can be used as a teaching aid by having students replace the euphemisms using words with their intended meaning, and reading it aloud in class. References include sources of…
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Assignments, Class Activities, College Students