EDC 515: The Civil War Quest

Synonym:

68986 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Steven Glazer

Credits:

1

Seats:

8

Semester:

Summer 2010

Meeting Schedule:

Tue 7/6 - 7/9 (1:00PM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Curriculum & Instruction (Social Studies)
Restricted to Education students through April 28; open to other Master's students on April 29.

Examining US History through a local lens - this workshop examines the Civil War through the lens of the local. Local Places - Keene cemeteries, the city's build landscape, the Historical Society of Cheshire County; Primary Sources - 19th century maps; 1860 census; 1861-65 editions of the Keene Sentinel, Civil War letters; Secondary Resources - Regimental histories, town histories, county Gazetteers; and on-line resources. Come learn how to make connections between local stories and the national experience; and learn how to share your learning through a QUEST, or place based treasure hunt.