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"Back to School: Digital Resources for Intrepid Teaching Professionals," by Vanessa Varin, American Historical Association: AHA Today Blog
(August 27, 2012)
http://blog.historians.org/news/1713/back-to-school-digital-resources-for-intrepid-teaching-professionals
In this 'welcome back' to the campus article, Varin offers technology tips for teachers, including how to use blogging in the classroom.
"Creative Syllabuses" by Jason B. Jones, The Chronicle of Higher Education (August 30, 2012)
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/creative-syllabuses/42114?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en
In this August 30, 2012 edition of his "ProfHacker: Tips about teaching, technology, and productivity" Blog, Jason B. Jones provides links that showcase innovative ways to approach syllabus design.
"Looking at an Old Syllabus With New Eyes," Robert Zaretsky, The Chronicle of Higher Education (August 14, 2012)
http://chronicle.com/article/Looking-at-an-Old-Syllabus/133631/
In his commentary, Zaretsky takes another look at the role and construction of a syllabus in the current academic environment. He offers his perspective as an historian in changing times.
"The Neighborhood Web Site Contest," New York Times,
http://www.nytimes.com/ref/college/coll_cunysites.html
Five of the winning online projects from the New York Times' "The Neighborhood Web Site Contest" in which "students participating in the CUNY Honors College seminar program in New York City created web sites about New York neighborhoods."
Brooklyn College Neighborhood Website
http://web.honorscollege.cuny.edu/student-projects/neighborhoods/brooklyn_college/frames.html

Greenwich Village
http://web.honorscollege.cuny.edu/student-projects/neighborhoods/greenwich_village/

Lower East Side
http://web.honorscollege.cuny.edu/student-projects/neighborhoods/lower_east/

Jackson Heights: A Vibrant World
http://web.honorscollege.cuny.edu/student-projects/neighborhoods/jackson_heights/

Harlem in Focus
http://web.honorscollege.cuny.edu/student-projects/neighborhoods/harlem/
"Teaching Visually - New York and Beyond" (H-URBAN 6 Jul 2004)
Explanation by Jerry Krase of Brooklyn College, The City University of New York (CUNY), of the New York Times' "The Neighborhood Web Site Contest" in which "students participating in the CUNY Honors College seminar program in New York City created web sites about New York neighborhoods." Includes Krase's comments about teaching visually and his ideas for a workshop on the issue.



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