Tag Archives: World History

Jose Sola: Guest Post on El Salvador

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Dr. José O. Solá,  Associate Professor of History at Cleveland State University and member of St. Dominic’s Parish in Shaker Heights. Sola has traveled to El Salvador twice as a missioner and provides a different perspective on the history and memory of the four churchwomen killed on […]

Protest Voices in the Classroom: Anti-War Movement Lesson Plan

The anti-war movement during the course of the Vietnam War impacted American society and attempted to influence US foreign policy in Southeast Asia through various means. The anti-war movement began with mass demonstrations and protest actions before shifting to active resistance, including militancy in some instances. By the end of the Vietnam War, the anti-war […]

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 […]

Protest Voices: Activist Oral Histories in Cleveland

Mark Souther and I are excited to announce our second collaboration sponsored by the CSU Office of Research Undergraduate Summer Research Program (USRA): “Protest Voices: Using Activist Oral Histories to Teach Historical Thinking.” This project builds on the successful combination of oral histories and pedagogy which led to the educator-­oriented website “History Speaks” (historyspeaks.clevelandhistory.org) in our USRA […]

April 28: Map Walk in SC Atrium

All CSU students and community members are invited to Dr. Stephen Cory’s annual Map Walk in the SC Atrium on April 28 from 8:30 am-8 pm. The Map Walk features over 500 tactical pilotage charts which make up a world map the size of basketball court. This year, the walk features the Middle East and […]

April 15: Migration Teacher Symposium

We cordially invite all CSU students, faculty, and community members to the “Migration in Global Context: History, Narrative, and Project-Based Learning” Teacher Symposium on April 15, 2016.  For the full schedule and materials from the presentations visit http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/globalmigration/ The symposium will run from 9 am to 4 pm and include panels on using project-based learning techniques […]

April 13: Global Cafe at the ESC

From Nadine Grimm of the Education Service Center of Cuyahoga County: Dear educators and friends of global education:   The ESC of Cuyahoga County invites you to its Global Café lunch and program on Wednesday, April 13th, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with 19 international secondary teachers, who are participating in the International Leadership […]

2016 CIFF Films for Social Studies

The Cleveland International Film Festival is around the corner! I am keeping up with the tradition to look through the schedule and see which films will be interesting and useful for History and Social Studies teachers. Every year key themes emerge from this list. Perhaps not surprising, this year’s dominant themes are migration, climate change, and race. Let’s get […]

Nov 12: Book Discussion: New Location MM Drawing Room

Please join us for the second “Migration in Global Context” event, a book discussion of Factory Girls by Leslie Chang on November 12 from 4-6 pm. NOTE: The discussion has been moved to the CSU Mather Mansion Drawing Room.  Details and campus map are available on the institute website: https://sites.google.com/site/globalmigration2015/ Thank you to the Educational Service Center […]

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