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Visual Sources: Using Library of Congress Archives in the Classroom 

This summer, Teachers College will host 25 in-service secondary social studies teachers from the greater New York City area in a week-long workshop on incorporating Library of Congress Archives into the classroom. Thanks to a generous grant from the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program, this professional development opportunity will offer standards-aligned content …

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Aviv Cohen: One international student’s passion for Civics Education 

For Aviv Cohen, “Where are you from?” is a hard question to answer. Born to Israeli parents in the United States, he attended school in Connecticut through third grade before moving to Jerusalem where he grew up. Coming to Teachers College for graduate school, he felt more like an Israeli coming to the United States, …

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Do Dates Matter? Chronological Reasoning and Critical Thinking 

The National Humanities Center and the National Council for History Education are pleased to present an online professional development seminar in World History: Do Dates Matter?  Chronological Reasoning and Critical Thinking Seminar Leader: Deborah Smith Johnston, Ph.D. Lakeside School History Department Head Lakeside School, Seattle, WA Wednesday, April 6, 2011  |  7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST …

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Teaching About Africa With Film and Service Learning 

Teaching About Africa With Film and Service Learning  A&HW 5050.003 (CRN 51863) Thursday, 5:10-6:50pm Instructor: Ellen Livingston Intended primarily for pre-service and in-service secondary teachers, this course will examine the broad themes of African history and a variety of current issues that demand attention in today’s classrooms. The course will draw heavily on film …

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CLASS: Teaching in the Netherlands 

A new summer course is being offered through the HAN University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands! Teaching in the Netherlands: A Summer Course on Dutch Culture and Education, takes place May 13 – June 3, 2011. See the announcement PDF for more information.

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A&HT 5000: Advanced Topics in TESOL: Second Language Literacy. 

Professor Michael Kieffer of the TESOL program will be holding 8 slots open for social studies students for his course: A&HT 5000: Advanced Topics in TESOL: Second Language Literacy If you have room in your out-of-program/professional development course section, consider taking this. Professor Kieffer is a nationally known expert in this field, one who is …

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CLASS: Topics in East Asia 20th Century 

A&HW 5050.6: Topics in East Asia 20th Century CRN: 51981 Dr. Roberta Martin March 31-May 10 (6 sessions) Course description: The May 4th Movement in China, the rise of the Communist Party, nationalism and militarism in Japan, WW II, the atomic bomb, the Occupation of Japan, the division of Korea and Vietnam and the wars …

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CLASS: Topics in East Asia 1750-1919 

A&HW 5050.5: Topics in East Asia 1750-1919 CRN: 51982 Dr. Roberta Martin February 17-March 30 (6 sessions) Course description: This course explores the new economic perspectives on China and the West, discusses the Meiji Restoration in Japan, the import of the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars, Korea and its experience with Western and Japanese colonialism, and …

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CLASS: Topics in East Asia 1450-1750 

A&HW 5050.2: Topics in East Asia 1450-1750 CRN: 51862 Dr. Roberta Martin January 6-February 16 (6 sessions) Course description: The Ming Voyages, Tokugawa Japan and the rise of an urban society, the Manchus and the Qing dynasty, Choson Korea, and East Asia in early modern times are the topics of this course. Primary source reading …

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CLASS: East Asia – Geographic Perspectives 

A&HW 4037: East Asia: Geographic Perspectives CRN: 50918 Dr. Richard Knapp Online Course January 19-March 30 Course Description: An overview of central themes in the modern history, geography, and culture of China, Japan, and Korea. Offered as online course. This course is open to Masters and Doctoral students across the College.

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CLASS: Economic Decision Making in Citizenship Education 

A&HW 4041: Economic decision making in citizenship education (2-3) CRN: 51267 Ms. Louise Kuklis Online Course Course Description: Selected topics in the teaching of secondary school economics that align with main themes of New York State social studies curriculum. This course is open to Masters and Doctoral students across the college.

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CLASS: Teaching Middle East History 

A&HW 4000: Teaching Middle East History (2-3 credits) CRN: 52014 Dr. Jean-Marc Oppenheim Wednesdays, 7-8:40pm Course Description: The goal of this course is to teach Middle East history to teachers of social studies so that they can teach it to secondary school students. We will attempt to cover, in a general chronological fashion but with …

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Class: Teaching About Africa with Film and Service-Learning 

A&HW 5050.003 (CRN 51863) Teaching About Africa With Film and Service Learning (Currently listed as Service Learning: The African Context) Instructor: Ellen Livingston Intended primarily for pre-service and in-service secondary teachers, this course will examine the broad themes of African history and a variety of current issues that demand attention in today’s classrooms.  The course …

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