Published Date

January 1, 2004

From Teaching Difficult Legal or Political Concepts: Using Online Primary Sources in Writing Assignments (2004)

This project had two distinct parts. One was to require students to use online primary sources (in addition to their main textbook) to write out-of-class essays in my Western Civilization and U.S. Survey courses. In essence, the online sources replaced the primary source “readers” I had previously used in class. See my Reflective Essay for the results. The second part was to write several Internet site reviews that would be useful to teachers who wished to take the same approach but with different or additional primary sources. The reviews I wrote may be accessed from this page.

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