Teaching and Learning History

Just published: Forum on Tuning introductory surveys for general education programs

  • 1.  Just published: Forum on Tuning introductory surveys for general education programs

    Posted 06-30-2016 01:47:00 PM

    World History Connected, the e-journal of learning and teaching published by the University of Illinois Press, has just released its June 2016 issue. The featured forum, “Tuning History: Redirecting History Surveys for General Education,” contains five essays on the subject from historians at a range of post-secondary institutions.

    To visit the WHC website and view the essays, go to:   http://worldhistoryconnected.press.illinois.edu/

    ARTICLES:

    Forum Introduction

         Guest Editor: Lendol Calder

    The Intro Course as an Introduction to Curriculum Change

          Daniel J. McInerney

    New Approaches to Gen Ed History: Tuning the Introductory Survey Course for Non-

    Majors

          Sarah Shurts

    The Intro Course Guided by the Insights of the Tuning Process

          Andrew Arnold, Louis Rodriquez, and Laura Scappaticci

    Why Does This Class Matter Anyway? Tuning History in General Education Courses   

          Lauren Braun-Strumfels

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    Daniel McInerney
    Utah State University
    Logan UT
    daniel.mcinerney@usu.edu
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