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Put Your Feet On The Ground Of History, Julie Mujic Nov 2014

Put Your Feet On The Ground Of History, Julie Mujic

History Faculty Publications

History majors at Sacred Heart University personified the quest for active and engaged learning with their eagerness to “put their feet on the ground of history.”


Case Study Two: Jewish Time Jump: New York, Owen Gottlieb Oct 2014

Case Study Two: Jewish Time Jump: New York, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

Gottlieb presents an early case study of his mobile augmented reality game Jewish Time Jump: New York design on the ARIS platform for the iPhone and iPad (iOS). The game is set on-location in Washington Square Park in New York city. Players in 5th-7th grade take on the role of time-traveling reporters, landing on site on the eve of the Uprising of 20,000, the largest women-led strike in U.S. History. Based on their GPS location they receive media from over 100 years in the past, interactive with digital characters as they work to gather a story for the ...


History Abroad: How Do Denmark And The U.S. Measure Up?, Louis T. Gentilucci Oct 2014

History Abroad: How Do Denmark And The U.S. Measure Up?, Louis T. Gentilucci

Student Publications

By viewing bias itself as a product of history, educators and scholars can understand it better in their own times. By studying the historical path of the United States and Denmark, scholars can see that the nature of history can have subtle but important impacts on common education. Even when educators are aware of potential bias, history itself warps its dissemination.


Amanda Toney-Logan And Myrtis Sullivan, Amanda Toney-Logan '74, Myrtis Sullivan '74, Elissa Ledvort 2013 Jul 2014

Amanda Toney-Logan And Myrtis Sullivan, Amanda Toney-Logan '74, Myrtis Sullivan '74, Elissa Ledvort 2013

All oral histories

The primary subject of this joint interview is the founding of the Iota Zeta Chapter of the national service fraternity Delta Sigma Theta. Logan served as first Vice President and Dean of Pledges. Logan and Sullivan also discuss the group's activities on campus and their thoughts on the reason the IWU chapter closed. The two friends also recount their recent efforts in getting the chapter restarted and tell stories about the connections they made in life because of their Iota Zeta friendships.

Other topics include dorm and social life, "short term" and the cost of tuition. They discuss IWU ...


Cohen: Reconstructing The Campus: Higher Education And The American Civil War (Book Review), Julie Mujic May 2014

Cohen: Reconstructing The Campus: Higher Education And The American Civil War (Book Review), Julie Mujic

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Julie Mujic.

Cohen, Michael David. Reconstructing the Campus: Higher Education and the American Civil War. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780813933177


Teaching Literature In America: Demonstrating Relevance In The Early Cold War 1945-1963, Jennifer Chalmers May 2014

Teaching Literature In America: Demonstrating Relevance In The Early Cold War 1945-1963, Jennifer Chalmers

Honors College

This historical research focuses on how literature was taught in American high schools in the early Cold War period (1945-1963) and why it was taught that way. It aims to discover how the Cold War culture of conformity impacted secondary literature education. What were literature teachers’ concerns? What was the historical context of these concerns, and how did they affect methods in the classroom and rhetoric in academic journals? Finally, how did methodology and rhetoric change over time? Research involved gaining familiarity with Early Cold War culture, politics, and events through secondary sources; narrowing to U.S. education in the ...


Mary Evelyn Thurman, 1921-2005 (Sc 2834), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2014

Mary Evelyn Thurman, 1921-2005 (Sc 2834), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2834. Business and personal correspondence, receipts, and ephemera of Mary E. Thurman, an elementary school teacher abroad in the 1950s and 1960s. She later became a librarian at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and authored several children’s books. Includes paper valentines from students, a letter in Japanese,and two Japanese floral prints.


Cartwright, Frederick Dean, Sr., 1876-1929 (Sc 2833), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2014

Cartwright, Frederick Dean, Sr., 1876-1929 (Sc 2833), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2833. Diploma for attendance and good deportment issued to Fred D. Cartwright by the public schools of Bowling Green, Kentucky, 11 June 1891. The diploma is signed by teacher Alice Barre.


Indigenous Women, Mother Tongues, And Nation Building In New England: A Tribal Policy Leadership Series, Amy Den Ouden, Chris Bobel Apr 2014

Indigenous Women, Mother Tongues, And Nation Building In New England: A Tribal Policy Leadership Series, Amy Den Ouden, Chris Bobel

Office of Community Partnerships Posters

In collaboration with the Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project (WLRP), Indigenous women educators and leaders, the Dept. of Women’s and Gender Studies is redesigning WOST/WGS 270, Native American Women in North America, to incorporate a lecture series on nation building and a semester-long community engagement project fostering student leadership in a research and policy formation project focused on legislating and funding a Native American language education law in Massachusetts.


Spread The Word! A Look At The Development Of Communication Technology, Sue Leahy Apr 2014

Spread The Word! A Look At The Development Of Communication Technology, Sue Leahy

Lesson Plans

No abstract provided.


Examining The Historical Representation Of Native Americans Within Children’S Literature, Lauren Hunt Mar 2014

Examining The Historical Representation Of Native Americans Within Children’S Literature, Lauren Hunt

Student Honors Theses

In this research, I evaluated the historical representation of Native Americans in children’s literature. The portrayal of Native Americans in children’s literature is important because Native Americans are commonly included within elementary school social studies curriculum. For this reason, teachers should know how the literature they select historically represents Native Americans. This historical representation includes—but is not limited to—their interactions with European explorers, colonists, and eventually Americans. Teachers must be aware that publishers of children’s books are businesses; their job is to sell books. As a result, these companies do not always ensure that the ...


Richmond, Emeline Holden, 1807-1893 (Sc 1298), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2014

Richmond, Emeline Holden, 1807-1893 (Sc 1298), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1298. Typescripted diary of Emeline Holden Richmond, Newark, New Jersey, kept from 14 August through 10 October 1826 during her journey to Mississippi, where she planned to serve as a teacher of Indian children and Presbyterian missionary. Includes family and biographical data and information about the mission.


Vertrees, Peter, 1840-1926 (Sc 1282), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2014

Vertrees, Peter, 1840-1926 (Sc 1282), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1282. Autobiography of Peter Vertrees, an African-American native of Edmonson County, Kentucky, who served as a cook in the Confederate Army, 6th Kentucky Cavalry. Afterward, he was an educator and Baptist minister, chiefly in Sumner County, Tennessee. Includes associated biographical data, and the autobiography of his third wife Diora.


Darden, Addie A., 1856-1931 (Sc 1283), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2014

Darden, Addie A., 1856-1931 (Sc 1283), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1283. Graduation speech delivered at Cedar Bluff Female College in Woodburn, Kentucky by salutatorian Addie Darden on 7 June 1877. Includes an essay read in Latin.


Kirkland, Jesse (Sc 1248), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2014

Kirkland, Jesse (Sc 1248), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1248. Letter, written by Jesse Kirkland, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to John Milstead, Crosland, Kentucky, while attending school at Southern Normal School and Business College in Bowling Green, in which he describes a trip he took on the Green River.


Hebbardsville High School - Hebbardsville, Kentucky (Sc 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2014

Hebbardsville High School - Hebbardsville, Kentucky (Sc 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1242. Script titled “Senior Sentiments,” for class night exercises at Hebbardsville High School in Henderson County, Kentucky.


Bowling Green Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1233), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2014

Bowling Green Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1233), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1233. Letters written to Elizabeth Coombs, of the Kentucky Library, Bowling Green, Kentucky, answering her inquiries about the Bowling Green Academy, a school for blacks sponsored by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.


Examining The Historical Representation Of Native Americans Within Children ’S Literature, Lauren Hunt Jan 2014

Examining The Historical Representation Of Native Americans Within Children ’S Literature, Lauren Hunt

Honors Theses

In this research, I evaluated the historical representation of Native Americans in children’s literature. The portrayal of Native Americans in children’s literature is important because Native Americans are commonly included within elementary school social studies curriculum. For this reason, teachers should know how the literature they select historically represents Native Americans. This historical representation includes—but is not limited to—their interactions with European explorers, colonists, and eventually Americans. Teachers must be aware that publishers of children’s books are businesses; their job is to sell books. As a result, these companies do not always ensure that the ...


"Teaching The History Of Slavery In The United States With Interviews: Born In Slavery: Slave Narratives From The Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938", Jeff Strickland Jan 2014

"Teaching The History Of Slavery In The United States With Interviews: Born In Slavery: Slave Narratives From The Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938", Jeff Strickland

Department of History Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

No abstract provided.


Ua12/2/2 2014 Talisman, Part I, Western Kentucky University Jan 2014

Ua12/2/2 2014 Talisman, Part I, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

2014 Talisman yearbook.


Resource To Support Teaching Local History In Baxter, Iowa, Greg Pickett Jan 2014

Resource To Support Teaching Local History In Baxter, Iowa, Greg Pickett

Graduate Research Papers

National, state, and local standards are the forerunners in what educators are using to teach students in the classrooms. A lack of resources for young students can be detrimental when teaching students while also trying to follow those standards. The upper elementary grades at Baxter Community School District are lacking in those resources to teach about the local history of their town. The purpose of this project is to create an interactive book that can be used to help fulfill those needs in the teaching of local history. A concern for this project was determining what items to include in ...


Ua68/8/5 History Class Projects, Wku Archives Jan 2014

Ua68/8/5 History Class Projects, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Class projects of students in the History Department.