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Through the Democratic Lens: The Role of Purpose in Leveraging Technology to Support Historical Inquiry in the Social Studies Classroom
International Journal of Social Education Vol. 21, No. 2 (2007) pp. 142–168
This study provides a clearer portrait of the extent to which practicing history and social studies teachers, who explicitly expressed an interest in the potential of technology and advocate the use of primary sources within their teaching, are...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 1 pp. 13–23
This article begins by noting some of the global concerns that young people have today and highlights the crucial role of global education in responding to such concerns. It then considers the importance of teacher training in such matters and...
Theory and Research in Social Education Vol. 31, No. 1 (2003) pp. 72–104
The National Council for the Social Studies has explicitly advocated technology integration into the social studies classroom to transform the teaching and learning of key social studies content and skills. While the call for technology integration...
Theory and Research in Social Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2008) pp. 206–232
This article reports on the findings of a study designed to assess the utility of a multimedia tutorial intended to scaffold the development of historical source analysis through the use of the SCIM strategy. Seventy-seven undergraduate students (29 ...
Social Education Vol. 73, No. 3 (April 2009) pp. 136–139
If the mission of the social studies is to educate global citizens for the twenty-first century, then students must learn how to engage in the type of systematic and sophisticated literacy work that recognizes the power of images as well as texts....
Theory and Research in Social Education Vol. 32, No. 2 (2004) pp. 213–247
A limited body of research examines the extent to which social studies teachers are actually utilizing primary sources that are accessible in traditional classroom-based formats versus web-based formats. This paper initiates an exploration of this...
The Effects of Training, Modality, and Redundancy on the Development of a Historical Inquiry Strategy in a Multimedia Learning Environment
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (2009) pp. 255–269
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of training, modality, and redundancy on the participants' ability to apply and recall a historical inquiry strategy. An experimental research design was utilized with presentation mode as the...
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching Vol. 15, No. 1 (2004) pp. 7–30
Distance education has become a major form of education in the United States. This surge in popularity has launched a plethora of scholarship emphasizing the distillation of those strategies which inform effective, learning experiences in the...
Using Technology to Teach Historical Understanding: The Digital History Reader Brings the Possibilities of New Technology to the History Classroom
Social Education Vol. 69, No. 3 (Apr 01, 2005)
Today's students are generally accustomed to seeing timelines of events, lists of names, and bulleted items, yet they lack an understanding of the complexity of historical analysis. Learning to read historical information from charts, for example,...