Peering behind the curtain: Digital history, historiography, and secondary social studies methods
Meghan Manfra, North Carolina State University, United States ; Adam Friedman, Wake Forest University, United States ; Thomas Hammond, Lehigh University, United States ; John Lee, North Carolina State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Charleston, SC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-67-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
This follow up study, conducted in secondary methods courses, explores a technique for introducing students to historical thinking and historiography using Web 2.0 digital history sources. Wikipedia articles were examined and deconstructed to illustrate the role of evidence and narrative in historical thinking. Students were encouraged to transfer the habits of mind learned in the activity to their analysis of digitized primary and secondary sources.
Manfra, M., Friedman, A., Hammond, T. & Lee, J. (2009). Peering behind the curtain: Digital history, historiography, and secondary social studies methods. In I. Gibson, R. Weber, K. McFerrin, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3908-3916). Charleston, SC, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 15, 2018 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/31270/.
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