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Swan, Kathleen; Locascio, David – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2008
Many researchers in the social studies have supported the use of primary sources in history classrooms as a support for historical inquiry. Although primary sources have become accessible via the Internet, simply using digital primary sources, does not automatically translate into historical thinking or technology best practice. Consequently, an…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Primary Sources, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education
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Friedman, Adam M.; Heafner, Tina L. – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2007
In a study investigating the effects of student engagement in inquiry learning through the development of Web sites, nearly every student reported having enjoyed the project, and the majority scored an A or B for their project grade. However, neither enjoyment nor high achievement on this performance task necessarily translated into high scores on…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 11, United States History, History Instruction