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Joseph J. Ferreira, Jr. <email@example.com>
King Philip Regional High School (Wrentham, MA)
I am working as a member of the H-Net Council to develop an H-Net Web 2.0/3.0 environment where each H-Net network, if it chooses, may become a central content exchange site as well as communications hub where everything from primary source documents to wiki platforms and blogs could be used individually and/or collaboratively by network members to develop shared syllabi, lessons, resource links lists, podcasts (video & audio) and even Web conferences. I am also working with my own district's technology department to develop a content/course management system that will allow for greater ease of use of uploading content, on-line lessons and assessments and resource sharing to move our courses away from pen & paper & towards more digital lessons and content.
My research interests include the effect of World War I on British culture, especially on how the colonies and dominions involvement in the war altered the relationship within the empire, esp. as compared to the nature of the imperial and Commonwealth relationship during the Boer War.
|Address:||Department of History & Social Sciences
King Philip Regional High School
201 Franklin Street
Wrentham, Massachusetts 02093-2404
|Primary Phone:||(508)384-1000, Ext. 206|
|H-Net Positions:||H-Net Council
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-High-S
|Interests:||British History / Studies
Canadian History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Theatre and History of Theatre
World History / Studies
1996 - M.A.T. in History, Rhode Island College
(Field Specializations: 19th & 20th century British Empire & Commonwealth, Colonial India, Dominion of Canada: 1867 - 1982, US & world history education)
1988 - Certificate of Graduate Study in History, University of Western Ontario
(Field Specializations: 19th & 20th century British Empire & Commonwealth, Colonial India, Dominion of Canada, 1867 - 1982)
1987 - B.A. in History & Social Sciences, Rhode Island College
(Field Specializations: 19th & 20th century British Empire & Commonwealth, Modern India, Modern Canada)
H-Net Committee Assignments: H-Net Council (2005 - 2007; 2011 - 2014); Plan-Teach Committee (2003 - 2007); Ad-Hoc Election Committee (2001 - 2003)
King Philip School District Committee Assignments: Co-Chair, NEASC Community Resources Committee (re-accreditation, 2012, 2001), District Technology Committee
Current Courses Taught: Modern World History: 1750 - Present (honours & college preparatory levels); Technical Theatre Concepts (college credit - Theatre 231: Stagecraft - Rhode Island College).
Awards: Rhode Island College 2006 History Alumni of the Year
Professional Memberships: H-Net; American Historical Association (AHA); National Council for History Education (NCHE); Society for History Education (SHE); Organization of History Teachers (OHT), World History Association (WHA), New England Regional World History Association (NERWHA), Massachusetts Computer-Using Educators (MassCUE)
Teaching Fellowships/Professional Development: NEH Summer Seminar Fellowship - World War I in British Culture (University College - University of London/Wright State University); Age of Lincoln Seminar (Oxford University/Gilder Lehrman Institute); Civil War Institute (Gettysburg College); National History Day Institute (U. Maryland - College Park); NMC Institute for Technology in the Classroom (Mass. College of Liberal Arts/MassMOCA); Stratford Hall Institute on Slavery (Virginia Commonwealth University); Taft Institute for Politics & Government (Rhode Island College).
Publications & Conference Presentations:
"Teaching & Learning With New Media," panel roundtable discussion, American Historical Association Annual Meeting, January, 2006.
"The Civil War and Emancipation on the Internet: A Turning Point in National History Day Research." Massachusetts History Day Annual Conference, October, 1999.
"Sharing Hopes, Dreams, and Fears: H-Net and the Internet in Secondary Classroom Instruction." Massachusetts Computer Using Educators Annual Conference, October, 1998.
"The National History Standards: P.C. or D.O.A.?" _The Oregon Social Studies_, April, 1996.
(A more complete vitae will be found on my LinkedIn page: http://www.linkedin.com/in/josephferreira)