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Blackey, Robert – History Teacher, 2002
The College Board's Advanced Placement European History examination has evolved over the course of its first half-century of existence in virtually all respects: the types and subject matter of questions asked (and not asked); the nature of the history those questions reflect; the number of questions both offered and to be answered, as well as how…
Descriptors: European History, Advanced Placement, Essay Tests, Course Descriptions
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Reid, Donald M. – History Teacher, 2002
During the Fall term, 2001, the author taught a new course intended to develop a diversity of close reading skills among his students. An integral component of the course involved the exploration of memory and history. As the fate of the syllabus would have it, right after the September attacks he taught Sarah Farmer's "Martyred Village:…
Descriptors: European History, Foreign Countries, War, Terrorism
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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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Waters, Christopher M. – History Teacher, 1975
By integrating games, simulations, novels, and media into a systematic methodology and applying it to a specific era or problem in history, undergraduate students relived an era in time and gained a greater understanding of the topic. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Educational Experience, European History, Higher Education
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Kiernan, James Patrick – History Teacher, 1978
Describes a college-level simulation game about the French Revolution. Based on George Lefebvre's "The Coming of the French Revolution," the role-play focuses on social and economic causes of the revolution and allows students to understand citizens' grievances against the French government. (AV)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Course Descriptions, Economic Factors, Educational Games