Student Voices Uncovered in the History Survey and Faculty Voices Amplified by a Department Liaison Program

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Wed, 6 Jun 2018
9:15am to 10:45am
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This presentation describes the results of moving an American History Survey course from a face-to-face class with a textbook to an online class with open educational resources. I will demonstrate how a student-centered approach utilizing direct access to primary sources created a culture of engagement and deliberative discussion. Students applied their critical evaluation skills not just to historical materials but also to contemporary sources. Our teaching center takes a similar faculty-to-faculty approach to disseminating best teaching practices. Participants will leave with a model for a program that might increase faculty voice on their campuses.

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