general computer skills and familiarity with site navigation
to provide learners with a better understanding of contemporary perspectives on the Great War by North Carolinians, Southern lifeways in the early twentieth century, honing research and argumentative skills.
Text of Learning Exercise:
Either individuals or groups (of no more than six persons) should enter the site and go to the section pertaining to the Great War and North Carolinians. Become familiar with the navigation of the site.
All students should read the general overview of NC and the Great War.
Then review three primary sources within each section: Before, During or After the war--make sure that at least two of the sources come from individual authors, farmers, soldiers, etc.
If this assignment is done by individual students, he or she may select their own subject. Group topics ought be assigned by the facilitator.
Review the material and provide a cohesive essay or presentation about the material examined in light of the Great War and larger national developments.