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Investigating U.S. History

Investigating U.S. History

According to the site, "Faculty members from across City University of New York campuses have worked together to create and test interactive multimedia 'lab' modules for use in the introductory college U.S. history survey." In describing the project, the site adds that "The idea is to let students 'do history' with the growing amount of wonderful online archival materials and directing the use of primary sources through sophisticated inquiry based activities developed by faculty." There are twelve modules ranging from slavery in eighteenth-century Virginia to Lyndon Johnson and the political culture of the 1960s. Each has been field tested in the CUNY system classrooms. Most modules contain an Overview, a list of hyperlinked resources, an Activity written as instructions to students,... Show More


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