Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Long and Winding Road…

(apologies to The Beatles) We’re in the homestretch, as this coming week is the last week of classes.  So far, only four stickers have been added to the board (a vast improvement over 19 last semester), and most students followed … Continue reading

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Our shining stars

This week brought a variety of activity for this college professor.  Lectures in all classes, discussion in the two upper level courses, and documentaries on Wednesday while I was busy attending the annual Teacher Education Council Assessment Day.  Monday also … Continue reading

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Another movie?

Teaching in the 21st century is quite different from when I first taught college in 1986.  For one thing, students then were remotely aware of some of the topics I discussed in class because they had occurred during their lifetime … Continue reading

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Historical Revisionism

Between correcting rough drafts and grading exams, the fabulous purple pen had a busy week (well, technically purple pens, as three of them ran dry).  In between, I saw a class discussion in HST 2202, showed photos from historic sites … Continue reading

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Let the Grading Frenzy Begin!

Discussion in all classes this week…readings and documents on the 1920s and 1930s in HST 2202, presentation on Gerald Eggert’s Iron Industry in Pennsylvania in HST 4401, and presentation on Joseph Glatthaar and James Kirby Martin’s Forgotten Allies:  The Oneida … Continue reading

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