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On-line courses

As with some of my colleagues in this course, this is one of my first on-line experiences. Since we spent much of Day 4′s wrap-up session talking about this topic, I thought I would share my impressions about how technology is

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Others Like Me…?

This course has been a wonderful experience in many ways.  At first I was unsure of how I could keep up with the gurus out there in online course world.  I still prefer the classroom setting with direct human interaction, but

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Huge Changes for my Classroom: Using Technology to Flip the Classroom

Huge Changes for my Classroom: Using Technology to Flip the Classroom The idea of flipping the classroom is becoming more popular as teachers learn about the technique through conversation, web searches, conferences, and other sources.  Last year I embraced the

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21st Century Brings About Changes in the Study of History

21st Century Brings About Changes in the Study of History: (A Brief synopsis of an Internal Struggle A little more than a century ago women were viewed by society as a whole as inferior, this fact is known throughout the

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Exciting and overwhelming

While reading and, as mentioned above, digging in - I am struck by how vast the amount of super cool resources there are available to us all.  I find myself going to one place to begin reading, and seeing a link

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Searching for research

As Matt was talking this morning during the introductory portion of the lecture, he showed the Dickinson’s “House Divided” site that we could use in the future as resources for our classes.  I was especially intrigued by the page that

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House Divided Project
Contact

Course Professor
Matthew Pinsker: pinskerm@dickinson.edu
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013

Course Producer
Lance Warren: warren@gilderlehrman.org
Gilder Lehrman Institute
New York, NY 10036