Front cover image for Teaching American history : essays adapted from the Journal of American history, 2001-2007

Teaching American history : essays adapted from the Journal of American history, 2001-2007

Print Book, English, 2009
Bedford/St. Martin's, Boston, MA, 2009
xv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780312484163, 031248416X
Introduction: Reflections on textbooks and teaching
Teaching the American history survey in the twenty-first century: a roundtable discussion
Reflections of a longtime textbook author; or, history revised, revised-and revised again / Mary Beth Norton
The challenges and rewards of textbook writing / an interview with Alan Brinkley
Textbook publishing: an ecological view / Steve Forman
By the book: assessing the place of textbooks in U.S. survey courses / Daniel J. Cohen
Exploring the wide world of sports: taking a class to the (virtual) Olympics / Amy Bass
"It was as if we were never there": recovering Detroit's past for history and theater / Charles Bright
"Bringing history to life": oral history, community research, and multiple levels of learning / A. Glenn Crothers
La Castaña Project: a history field laboratory experience / Cecilia Aros Hunter, Leslie Gene Hunter
Re-visioning women's history through service learning / Catherine Badura Oglesby
On the road and out of the box: teaching the Civil Rights Movement from a chrysler minivan / Alyssa Picard, Joseph J. Gonzalez
"Forgotten voices and different memories": how students at California State Univertsity, Monterey Bay, became their own historians / David A. Reichard
Teaching students to become producers of new historical knowledge on the Web / Kathryn Kish Sklar
The collaborative research seminar / John Wertheimer
Using historical landscape to stimulate historical imagination: a memoir of climbing outside the box / James P. Whittenburg
A modest proposal: less (authority) is more (learning) / Michael Zuckerman
Uncoverage: toward a signature pedagogy for the history survey / Lendol Calder
Ways of seeing: evidence and learning in the history classroom / Michael Coventry [and others]
Crazy for history / Sam Wineburg
Recasting the narrative of America: the rewards and challenges of teaching American Indian history / Ned Blackhawk
Black history is American history: teaching African American history in the twenty-first century / Allison Dorsey
Exposing the price of ignorance: teaching Asian American history in Michigan / Scott Kurashige
Playing the pivot: teaching Latina/o history in good times and bad / Pablo Mitchell
Teaching "straight" gay and lesbian history / Nancy C. Unger