The Half-Flip: “Weekly Previews” and Just-in-Time Teaching Techniques

June 25, 2012

By Phoebe S.K. Young Associate Professor Department of History This is a description of a tool I developed for my large introductory course in U.S. History. I called it “Weekly Previews” and it entailed students watching a 7-12 minute video podcast through D2L, where I introduced the themes for...

Impressions of Teaching a History Course Online

Dec. 7, 2009

American History Through Baseball is a unique course that uses baseball as a way to examine American history and society. When taught in person, this class is all about participation and interaction. Almost everyone knows something about baseball and can contribute to the conversation, but the same goes for those...