“Becoming a History Teacher: Historical Thinking and Performance Assessment

Burkhardt Building, Room 100 In her Sabbatical Talk, Professor Sarah Drake Brown presents “Becoming a History Teacher: Historical Thinking and Performance Assessment”. This is a FREE talk and open to the public. In our assessment-crazed culture, where the art of teaching is often reduced to impersonal value-added measures, optimistic history teaching candidates do not necessarily … Read more

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Decision Point 2 Portfolio Workshop

Individuals planning to submit a DP2 history portfolio in the Spring 2017 semester must attend this meeting. Important information regarding the NEW portfolio system will be addressed at this meeting. Information about the DP2 history exam will be provided at this meeting.

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Department Recognitions

Our department was presented the Indiana History Outstanding Event or Project Award by the Indiana Historical Society in 2009. We received the award for our exceptional commitment to elementary school social studies education. The project provides in-service training to elementary school teachers through free workshops, weeklong seminars in towns across the state, and field trips to Indiana State Historic Sites. It also gives community … Read more

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