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INST342 Classroom Link

Teaching with Primary Sources from the Library of Congress

Course Description:

Foster student engagement, build critical-thinking skills, enhance knowledge construction, and bring learning to life through the thoughtful and creative integration of primary source documents into your 3-12 curriculum. You will learn how to:

• Find and use digitized primary sources housed in the Library of Congress for instruction

• Master strategies for developing historical thinking and inquiry-based learning in students

• Design and implement lessons and assignments that incorporate primary sources and help students learn to analyze them


Note: This is a facilitated course. Learners submit coursework and participate in asynchronous discussions throughout the course term, and receive graded feedback.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).

For assignments and evaluation details, see the full Syllabus.

The number of hours identified for each course reflects time spent online, but does not reflect the total time spent completing offline coursework and assignments. All learners are different and you will likely spend double the indicated number of hours completing all coursework depending on your learning style and work habits.

Graduate Credit Information:
Graduate credit may be obtained from the provider(s) listed below, for an additional fee after the course begins.
Ashland University - 3.0 credits - pricing
Madonna University - 3.0 credits - pricing
Central Michigan University - 3.0 credits - pricing
University of Central Missouri - 3.0 credits - pricing
Sierra Nevada College - 3.0 credits - pricing
Morningside College - 3.0 credits - pricing
Subject Area:
Instructional Strategies, Social Studies/History
Grade Level:
3rd-12th
Hours:
45.0

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