Preparing the Next Generation of Oral Historians

Preparing the Next Generation of Oral Historians

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Preparing the Next Generation of Oral Historians is an invaluable resource to educators seeking to bring history alive for students at all levels. The anthology opens with chapters on the fundamentals of oral history and its place in the classroom, but its heart lies in nearly two dozen insightful personal essays by educators who have successfully incorporated oral history into their own teaching. Filled with step by step descriptions and positive student feedback, these chapters offers practical suggestions on creating curricula, engaging students, gathering community support, and meeting educational standards. Lanman and Wendling open each chapter with thoughtful questions that guide readers, whether unfamiliar with oral history or seeking to refine their approach, in applying the examples to their own classrooms. The bibliography of further resources at the anthology's close provides interested educators with all the information necessary to transform their lessons and show their students' history's power as a living force within their own lives and communities.a€”-Charlton Pember, a miner from the small mining town of Silverado Canyon The Chinese learned to take abuse during the early 1900s but always with the attitude that they were above anything happening to them. Most of the abuses wereanbsp;...

Title:Preparing the Next Generation of Oral Historians
Author:Barry A. Lanman, Laura M. Wendling
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 2006-05-11


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