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Session 3.1: The Impact of Visually Centered Modes of History Teaching and Learning

America's Center 120

The visual and digital turns in history teaching and learning have created new opportunities for teachers to foster disciplined historical inquiry. This session will examine how history teachers are employing digital and visual resources to better motivate students while at the same time creating authentic, complex historical thinking experiences.

Discussant: Bruce Fehn, University of Iowa
  • Paper 1: Assigning and Assessing Desktop Documentary Making in the History Classroom
          James E. Schul, Winona State University
  • Paper 2: Exploring Historical Visualization in the High School History Classroom
          Jeannette Gabriel, University of Iowa
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