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2005

Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies

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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

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Using Technology To Teach Historical Understanding: The Digital History Reader Brings The Possibilities Of New Technology To The History Classroom, Robert P. Stephens, Jane L. Lehr, Daniel B. Thorp, E. Thomas Ewing, David Hicks, Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University Apr 2005

Using Technology To Teach Historical Understanding: The Digital History Reader Brings The Possibilities Of New Technology To The History Classroom, Robert P. Stephens, Jane L. Lehr, Daniel B. Thorp, E. Thomas Ewing, David Hicks, Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University

Ethnic Studies

Today's students are generally accustomed to seeing timelines of events, lists of names, and bulleted items, yet they lack an understanding of the complexity of historical analysis. Learning to read historical information from charts, for example, teaches students to evaluate the significance of change. Comparing related primary sources can enhance understanding of historical patterns. Having students consider changes in terms of options, choices, and consequences, helps them develop a sense of history as a process shaped by individuals and communities. This article describes three models for developing these skills in an online format: a cost of labor calculator that ...


Lakota Religious Traditions, William K. Powers, James Garrett, Kathleen J. Martin Mar 2005

Lakota Religious Traditions, William K. Powers, James Garrett, Kathleen J. Martin

Ethnic Studies

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North American Indians: Indians Of The Plains, William K. Powers, Kathleen J. Martin Mar 2005

North American Indians: Indians Of The Plains, William K. Powers, Kathleen J. Martin

Ethnic Studies

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Engineering Cultures: Expanding The Engineering Method For Global Problem Solvers, Gary Downey, Juan C. Lucena, Barbara M. Moskal, Thomas Bigley, Chris Hays, Brent K. Jesiek, Liam Kelly, Jane Lehr, Jonson Miller, Amy Nichols-Belo Jan 2005

Engineering Cultures: Expanding The Engineering Method For Global Problem Solvers, Gary Downey, Juan C. Lucena, Barbara M. Moskal, Thomas Bigley, Chris Hays, Brent K. Jesiek, Liam Kelly, Jane Lehr, Jonson Miller, Amy Nichols-Belo

Ethnic Studies

What does it mean for engineers to engage in global problem solving? What forms of knowledge or sets of capabilities characterize the effective global problem solver? What sorts of learning experiences are involved in gaining such knowledge and capabilities? The purpose of this paper is to present the design, initial steps, and preliminary assessment of the “Engineering Cultures: Building the Global Engineer” project which seeks to address the above questions through the development of a new undergraduate course called “Engineering Cultures.” The first section of this paper briefly outlines ongoing efforts to internationalize engineering curricula, followed by a discussion of ...