Tag Archives: History

Between Memory and History: The Beats in Popular Culture and Pedagogy

Last week, I discussed the issues of dealing with collective and cultural memory in historical pedagogy and was left wondering how memory and historical research can function together in the classroom and beyond. This time around, I thought I’d begin … Continue reading

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Multimedia and Transmedia Pedagogy: A Look at Cultural Memory and Historiography

As my research into multimedia and transmedia pedagogy continues, I have become more interested in the practical nature of not only teaching within the framework of a multimedia classroom, but also providing those opportunities for students through assignments and projects. … Continue reading

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Engagement: Part I. What Does It Look Like and Sound Like?

To those of us committed to reforming the traditional stand-and-deliver lecture format of the big survey courses in history, the concerns of those who currently lecture to crowds of students in such courses may initially feel like passive resistance to … Continue reading

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Multimedia and Transmedia Pedagogy, or How We Might Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the Digital Classroom (Maybe?)

Since the beginning of the course, the discussion of integrating digital technology into the classroom and into pedagogy has been on the table. Obviously, with the advent and proliferation of digital technology—computers, smart phones, online archives, applications, etc.—this conversation has … Continue reading

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How?: Doing History and Signature Pedagogies

The one word–well, really question–that continued to circulate through my cognitive processes while reading this week was “how.” The word erupted into a myriad of questions, many of them originating from the sources, especially Sam Wineburg’s Historical Thinking and Other … Continue reading

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