Tag Archives: digital humanities

Student Jobs: the Library is hiring!

Attention Undergrads! Michael Schwartz library is hiring and there are some great opportunities for history and social studies majors. The links below are for the digital collections assistant ($9.95/ hr)and InterLibrary loan or circulation desk assistant ($8.15/hr) positions. Working in the library is a great way to become familiar with future career options for your […]

Advising: History of Kenya-Fall 2016

History and Social Studies Majors: Check out Dr. Owino’s HIS 393: Special Topics course on the History of Kenya. It will be offered Fall 2016 and counts as a non-western/transnational sequence course for Social Studies majors and a great way to get experience in digital history and collaboration. Here is the course description: “The History […]

Social Studies @ CSU & CPHDH are hiring!

CSU undergraduates: Interested in honing your history research skills this summer?  The CSU Office of Research has generously funded two undergraduate summer 2016 research positions for Social Studies @ CSU and the Center for Public History and Digital Humanities (CPHDH)! Dr. Rose and Dr. Souther are leading a project called “Protest Voices: Using Activist Oral Histories to Teach […]

Oral History Meets Pedagogy In the Classroom

Each summer Social Studies @ CSU features an “In the Classroom” series highlighting different strategies to connect Social Studies content with pedagogy.  In 2013 the Mapwalk Journeys series focused on Professor Stephen Cory’s Mapwalk activity and fostering geographic literacy in the classroom.  The 2014 series Connecting Historical Thinking and Technology addressed the challenges of using […]

History Speaks: Empowering Teachers to Incorporate Oral History

When Professor Shelley Rose broached the idea of developing an Undergraduate Summer Research Award (USRA) proposal around the practice of utilizing oral history in K-12 classrooms, I knew it meshed with one of my own goals: to invite broad use of the Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection, a growing repository of more than 1,000 interviews conducted as part of […]

September 2: Public Humanities & Modern Africa

NEO teachers and students: check out this exciting symposium on the Public Humanities & Modern Africa sponsored by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at CSU on September 2.   Here’s the official announcement: On Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Cleveland State University will host “The Public Humanities and Modern Africa: An Interdisciplinary Symposium.” […]

History Speaks: Oral History & Pedagogy

I’m pleased to announce our 2015 Undergraduate Summer Research Project sponsored by CSU’s Office of Research is underway! Researchers Chris Morris and Tori McDonough are already investigating current uses of oral history for teaching Social Studies.  They will have two main tasks this summer. First, they will work with Dr. Mark Souther, Director of the […]

Deanna Mikin: Teacher Spotlight

We are pleased to present CSU Alum Deanna Mikin of North Royalton Middle School for our April Teacher Spotlight! Deanna Mikin teaches 6th grade Social Studies at North Royalton Middle School in North Royalton, Ohio. She completed her BS in Middle Childhood Education with a concentration in Social Studies at Cleveland State University in 1996 […]

Teacher Spotlight: Mark Pecot

We are pleased to present Mark Pecot of St. Ignatius High School for the February Teacher Spotlight! Mark Pecot has been teaching history for 17 years. He earned his BA in history and secondary education at Marquette University and his MA in American history at John Carroll University. Pecot began his career in Ann Arbor, […]

Teacher Spotlight: Sara Ziemnik

Featuring CSU alumna Sara Ziemnik for the December Teacher Spotlight! Sara Ziemnik teaches 9th grade World History and 10th grade A.P. U.S. History at Rocky River High School in Rocky River, Ohio.  She earned her B.S.in Secondary Education and Social Studies at Miami University in 1999 and her M.A. in History at Cleveland State University […]

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