Teaching History Online by John F. LyonsTeaching History Online by John F. Lyons

Teaching History Online

byJohn F. LyonsEditorJohn F. Lyons

Paperback | January 26, 2009

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Bringing history teaching into the twenty-first century,Teaching History Onlineis a concise guide to developing and using internet resources in history instruction. It offers practical, jargon-free advice to help the history teacher develop online assignments, and provides an informed introduction to the myriad resources and tools available for use in the online classroom.

Beginning with a chapter on the benefits of teaching and studying online, John F. Lyons goes on to address instructors¿ most commonly asked questions and concerns, including:

  • designing an online class
  • providing online alternatives to the lecture
  • developing a user-friendly discussion board
  • conducting assessment and dealing with classroom management issues.

For historians interested in providing an online element to their traditional face-to-face classroom teaching, the final chapter shows how to develop successful hybrid/blended classes.

An accessible introduction and valuable resource,Teaching History Onlineincludes sample lesson plans, examples of online learning tools, and suggestions for further reading, helping those who use ¿ or want to use ¿ online resources to create exciting, interactive and rewarding learning environments.

Visit the companion website, which includes extra reading and resources information at:www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415482226.

John F. Lyonsis an associate professor of history at Joliet Junior College in Illinois where he teaches British history, US history, world history, and Latin American history. His publications includeTeachers and Reform: Chicago Public Education, 1929-70(2008).
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Title:Teaching History OnlineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.5 inPublished:January 26, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415482224

ISBN - 13:9780415482226

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction. Why Teach and Study Online?  1. Getting Started  2. Reconfiguring the Lecture  3. Discussion Board  4. Assessment  5. Classroom Management 6. Online Teaching in the Traditional Classroom.  Conclusion.  Additional Resources for Teachers.  Appendix.  Index