Defining Purpose and Process in Teaching History with Case Studies

Dougherty, Jack
February 2016
History of Education Quarterly;Feb2016, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p116
Academic Journal
An essay is presented which outlines several processes of teaching history with case studies. The topics include the processes, including sourcing and contextualizing primary documents, comparing and contrasting paired secondary sources, and contributing new knowledge to local history, modeling how historians interpret sources, and pairing sources that diverge on the same historical question that makes pedagogical sense.


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