Digital Public History in Teaching-Learning Contexts

Within a few days of Corona-led change, “online learning” moved further into the spotlight of public debates and of teaching history.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/8-2020-4/teaching-history-corona/

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What’s History For?

Questions on the purpose of history and history traditions are far from new, but they reach us as educators with greater force then ever. Defining the purpose of any school subject is a crucial task.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-21/history-traditions/

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What Influences Public History the Most

It is the history-related beliefs of teachers that make the difference. The communication of history in public as well is less influenced by scientific findings than by the beliefs of the people involved.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-19/historical-beliefs/

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Normative Overload: What About Empirical Validity?

Currently, German history didactics is focusing on narrative competence. The resultant normative overload, is not unproblematic – to say the least.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-15/normative-overload/

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Understanding Empire in the 21st Century

People should have some understanding of what empires are, and what effect they have. What questions are worth asking about the concept of Empire at this point in the 21st century?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-13/understanding-empires/

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Knowledge Structures and School History

Basil Bernstein's two modalities of knowledge as “hierarchical” and “horizontal” are useful to help interpret the nature of historical knowledge in schools and may still have practical relevance.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-13/knowledge-structures/

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(Pre-)Scientific Information Retrieval and Wikipedia

Search engines often used for (pre)scientific information retrieval. Wikipedia is a common encyclopedia with more or less suitable articles. Whoever teaches students should emphasize to check such sources carefully.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-26/information-retrieval/

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The Elements of Primary School History

How does one provide an easily accessible description of history for the primary school (primary school history) that non-specialist teachers can understand and adopt? This diagrammatic solution was developed after...

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-25/primary-school-history/

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The Digital Archive: An In-school Place of Learning

Digitisation projects in the humanities have democratised access to sources in recent years. Museums, libraries and archives place their holdings of texts, films and images on the scanner...

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-22/digital-archive-school/

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Public History in Schools? Why and How?

Teenagers encounter history outside schools in varied forms and related to a multitude of topics. But teaching with representations of the past that are not academic ideas, is largely absent from guidelines for history teaching.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-19/public-history-in-schools/

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