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Author Nyirubugara, Olivier.

Title Surfing the Past : Digital Learners in the History Class
Published Leiden : SIdestone Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (312 pages)
Contents Acknowledgements; 0 Introduction; 0.1 History Education as Communication; 0.2 Why This Subject Now?; 0.3 The Research Approach; 0.4 The Structure of the Book; 1 Acquaintance With the Past: Which Past and Why?; 1.1 Understanding the World; 1.2 Historical Knowledge and Historical Awareness; 1.3 World History and Local History; 1.4 Summary; 2 A New Medium, a New Generation; 2.1 The Early Days of the Web; 2.2 Getting Education Connected: Official Policies; 2.3 The Internet Generation; 2.4 History Teachers and Their Embracing of the Web; 2.5 Summary
3 Digitising the Cultural Heritage for History Education3.1 Why Digitise? Motives and Policies ; 3.2 Selection Criteria ; 3.3 Beyond Scanning: Enhancing Objects' Pedagogical Value ; 3.4 Taking Digital Heritage Into Web 2.0; 3.5 Summary; 4 Methodological Introduction to Field Research; 4.1 Research Questions; 4.2 The Case Study Approach; 4.3 Ethnographic Perspective on the History Class ; 4.4 Observing while Attending ; 4.5 Interviews ; 4.6 Content Analysis; 4.7 Data Recording; 4.8 Summary ; 5 Case Study One: the Baarnsch Lyceum; 5.1 The System, the Place, and the People; 5.2 Attractiveness
5.3 Historical Thinking5.4 Sources; 5.5 Summary; 6 Case Study Two: The Helen Parkhurst Dalton School; 6.1 The Dalton Approach ; 6.2 Attractiveness ; 6.3 Historical Thinking; 6.4 Sources; 6.5 Summary; 7 Analytical Understanding of the Findings; 7.1 Attractiveness Means Historical Thinking; 7.2 Variety of Sources Fosters Historical Thinking ; 7.3 Convergence: The Conventional Joins the Unconventional ; 7.4 Findings in Broader Discussions ; 7.5 Summary; 8 Conclusions; 8.1 What Digital Learners Do with the Web; 8.2 Digitised Heritage in Digital Learners' Eyes
8.3 The Web and History Education TargetsGeneral Summary; Samenvatting in het Nederlands; Bibliographic References
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject History -- Study and teaching.
Internet in education.
History -- Study and teaching.
Internet in education.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9088901619
9789088901614