History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 689: Teaching and Learning History in the Digital Age

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines what happens when instructors integrate new media technology into history classroom. Includes consideration of learning theory, new media theory, and an in-depth examination of state-of-the-art in practice. In the final third of semester, students produce practicum that is either working history teaching web site or concept paper for site, depending on student's degree of technical sophistication. No prior facility with information technology required. Course appropriate for graduate students working as teachers or planning career in teaching.


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