Challenging Prominent Interpretations: The ‘Tulip Age’

The 'tulip age' was in Turkey generally known and taught as a period of pleasure and entertainment in Ottoman history.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-4/tulip-age-turkey/

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OER – An Alternative Teaching Tool?

Abstract: This article adds a concrete aspect to the discussion on the design of teaching materials. It explores the question of whether and how Open Educational Resources can replace traditional... Read More ›

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-4/collaboratively-developed-open-educational-resources/

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Cracking the Canon, Escaping Curriculum

Abstract: In order to survive the tight embrace of content stuffed curricula, teachers need to find ways to serve the discipline of history while meeting the needs and interests of... Read More ›

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-4/cracking-canon-escaping-curriculum/

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Daring to Teach the Civil War in Lebanon

Abstract: The national curriculum in Lebanon has remained unchanged since 1997. Not only is the 1975-1990 civil war a highly sensitive historical event, but the national education system has made... Read More ›

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-4/civil-war-lebanon-2/

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Building Skills for Life Through Controversial Events

Abstract: Eleni Zanou from Cyprus presents her motivations for teaching history ‘unconventionally’. She explains that using the one and only textbook entails many risks – such as the lack of... Read More ›

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-4/cyprus-controversial-school-history/

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Creating an Arab Lens to Learning World History

Abstract: Jordanian teachers in private schools are in most cases teaching historical content seen as significant by the writers of these international curricula. As a result of this unusual situation,... Read More ›

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-4/arab-perspective-history-curriculum/

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The Geography of It All

Geography is a discipline which has an enduring identity crisis resulting in large part from its very nature. However, its object of study, the planet as the home of humankind, is clearly of fundamental importance.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-1/geography-anthropocene/

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Simple Examination Tasks Instead of Complicated Tests!

History teachers should consider how they want to assess the learning success of students right at the beginning of their planning work.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/8-2020-7/simple-examinations/

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