Reacting to the Past in American History
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Focuses on selected important episodes in American history from the sixteenth century to the present. The instructor introduces the historical period and pertinent texts and then, as gamemaster, assigns individual roles with victory objectives. In order to achieve their objectives, students must speak persuasively in group forums, using provided texts and independent research and their own writing. Students run sessions, with the instructor guiding and grading oral and written work.