Category Archives: On Teaching

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.

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Teaching a World History Capstone Course on Globalization by Mark B. Tauger

Teaching a World History Capstone Course on Globalization by Mark B. Tauger Certainly almost every reader has had the experience of producing a capstone project, as a student composing it or an instructor supervising it (or both). By now most colleges and universities require students in every major to demonstrate what they have learned by completing a substantial final project

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Ongoing Forum: Book Reviews and the Teaching of World History

The Middle Ground Journal Ongoing Forum: Book Reviews and the Teaching of World History Editors: Dr. Birgit Schneider and Dr. Hong-Ming Liang This forum has two goals. It seeks, in general, to establish a platform for discussing different approaches to teaching world history, including different class formats, different course structures and content, etc. In addition, it strives to evaluate the

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