Multiple Perspectives in U.S. Colonial History

Course 5561

This course explores the concept of multiple perspectives, specifically those of Native Americans, African-Americans, and women, while teaching about U.S. Colonial History.

You will evaluate different frameworks for historical analysis that incorporate diverse viewpoints and narratives, and develop an outline to educate colleagues, families, and/or administrators about the significance of multiperspectivity.

Articulate strategies for revising your instruction to emphasize the interconnectedness between Native American history and U.S. Colonial History, to foster a more comprehensive understanding of these intertwined narratives.

This course will provide ideas and resources to foster a more inclusive and holistic educational experience for all learners.

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What you will learn:

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Use prompts about multiple perspectives in U.S. Colonial History to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional education practice and growth.
  • Develop an outline to teach colleagues, families, or administrators about multiperspectivity.
  • Collaborate with a colleague to discuss and select a framework for historical analysis.
  • Articulate ways to revise instruction to include more emphasis on the connection between Native American history and U.S. Colonial History.
  • Design an activity focused on learning the perspective of Africans in U.S. Colonial history.
  • Create a list of micro-goals focused on the inclusion of multiple perspectives in teaching about U.S. Colonial History.
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