This workshop will provide professional development for humanities and social science faculty in teaching with visual documents found on CD-ROMs and the World Wide Web. The program will also advance the teaching of visual literacy as a means to improve critical thinking, reading, writing, and oral skills for high school and college students.
Participants will discuss new (and some old) scholarship, examine new media resources, develop strategies for classroom implementation, and discuss individual and institutional implications of incorporating new technologies. Sessions will include:
Presentations, surveys and demonstrations of available media resources
hands-on activities using websites and CD-ROM resources
time for collaborative curriculum planning
Professional Development Points for participating secondary teachers.
Theme-related academic content will be integrated into each day's sessions along with the exploration and testing of new media resources and technologies — online syllabi, electronic archives, dialogical technologies, hypermedia and hypertext.
Department of History
Worcester, MA 01609
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