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Kelly D. McMichael <email@example.com>
University of North Texas
I am working on a project and organizing a conference for the transformation of large enrollment undergraduate classes, including the use of blended formats, simulated gaming, and technology as a transformative agent.
|Address:||P.O. Box 310089
Center for Distributed Learning
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas 76205
|List Affiliations:||Former List Editor for H-SAWH
Reviewer for H-South
|Reviews:||Mobilizing Power from the Top Down
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Ph.D. American History University of North Texas
M.A. American Studies Baylor University
B.A. American History Texas A&M University
Waxahachie, Texas: Where Cotton Reigned King, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishers, 2002.
SparkNotes U.S. History 101, Colonial Period to 1877, New York: Barnes and Nobles, 2005.
Sacred Memories: A Guide to the Civil War Monuments of Texas (currently under contract with the Texas State Historical Association, anticipated publication spring 2007).
Remember Our Southland: The Texas Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Construction of Social Memory, 1896-1927 (currently under contract with Texas Tech University Press, anticipated publication Spring 2007).
“‘Memories are Short but Monuments Lengthen Remembrance’: The United Daughters of the Confederacy and Civil War Memory,” in Texas: Myth, Meaning, and Historical Memory, eds. Elizabeth Hayes Turner and Gregg Cantrell (Texas A&M University Press, 2006.)
“Abigail Adams: An Early Female Voice,” in Early America Examined: A Reader, ed. Jerry Baydo (National Social Science Press, 2004).
“Roosevelt, Lewis Douglas, and the Raw Deal: The Economy Act of 1933,” The Historian 64 (Fall 2000), 105-119.
“The Meaning of the Lost Cause in Dallas, Texas, 1894-1897,” Legacies 12 (Spring 2000):
Coauthor, "Texas History: A Checklist of Theses and Dissertations," The Southwestern Historical Quarterly (July 1993): 81-118; “Part II” (October 1993): 313-344.
Instructional Design Experience
• Senior Instructional Consultant, Center for Distributed Learning, University of North Texas, 2005-present
Teaching and Related Experience
• Lecturer, University of North Texas, 2005-present
• Visiting Lecturer, University of North Texas, 2004-2005
• Adjunct Faculty, Dallas Baptist University, 2002-2005
(including online courses/hybrid courses—Blackboard delivery)
• Adjunct Faculty, Texas Christian University, 2001-2004
(including web-enhanced/hybrid courses—E-College delivery)
• Adjunct Faculty, Florida Community College at Jacksonville, 2003-2005
(all online courses—Blackboard and WebCT delivery)
• Adjunct Faculty, Navarro College, 2004-2005
• History of the United States (both halves—face-to-face, online, and blended platforms)
• History of Western Civilization (both halves—online platform)
• U.S. Women’s History (face-to-face and online platforms)
• Texas History
• U.S. in a World Context (online platform)
• U.S. since 1945 (online platform)
• History of American Political Parties
Recent Conference Papers and Scholarly Meetings
• “The Gender of Charity: The Texas Confederate Woman’s Home.” To be presented at the Southern Association of Women Historians Conference, June 2006.
• Transforming Large Enrollment Undergraduate Classes: The University of North Texas Experience. Presented at the Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, March 6, 2006.
• “Katie Daffan’s Race for the Governorship: Conservative Texas Women and their Move into Politics, 1920.” Presented at the Texas State Historical Association Conference, March 4, 2006.
• Using Counter-Factual Simulated Case Studies to Transform Large Enrollment Undergraduate U.S. History. Presented at the Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Purdue University, March 1, 2006.
• “The Blended Project at UNT—Comparing Pedagogical Techniques for Best Practices in the Delivery of History Content to Enhance the Quality of Undergraduate Education.” Presented at the Sloan-C 11th International Conference on Distance Education, Orlando, Florida, November 17, 2005.
• “A Comparison of Pedagogical Techniques across Three Delivery Platforms—face-to-face, online, and blended—in the U.S. History Survey Course.” Paper presented at WebCT Texas Conference, October 6, 2005.
• Chair, Texas Reconstruction and Beyond, Texas State Historical Association Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, March 5, 2005.