Tag Archives: Oral History

Nationalism and World Geography

As we saw with Tori McDonough’s previous post on Gender Equality, there are a number of different ways in which to utilize oral histories in the classroom. Continuing with the non-traditional lesson plan format, I have chosen to write a flipped lesson plan for tackling the concepts of immigration and nationalism as well as world […]

Voices from the Past: Exploring World War II through Oral History

For the next portion of the summer blog series, Chris Morris and I will be providing sample lesson plans and teaching materials to help educators incorporate oral history interviews and methods within their classrooms. This lesson plan addresses the following standards from the Ohio Department of Education’s Model Curriculum for American History and Modern World […]

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 […]

Social Studies @ CSU is hiring!

CSU undergraduates: Interested in working for the blog this summer?  The CSU Office of Research has generously funded two undergraduate summer 2015 research positions for Social Studies @ CSU! Dr. Rose and Dr. Souther are sponsoring a project called “History Speaks: Using Oral Histories to Teach Historical Thinking.”  This project focuses on the uses of oral history […]

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