The Ancient Asheville Project: Making Ancient and Medieval World History More Meaningful

The Ancient Asheville Project: Making Ancient and Medieval World History More Meaningful

Abstract: This essay introduces an assignment that leverages the local community and the interests of students to make learning about ancient and medieval world history more meaningful and engaging and helps students to better grasp the commonalities and differences between the ancient or medieval and the modern world.
Keywords: teaching, world history, ancient history, medieval history

DryAncientTeachingSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org

(c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12, Spring, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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