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CSU Course Redesign ePortfolio: U.S. History Survey

CSU Course Redesign ePortfolio: U.S. History Survey

This project provides a redesign of HIST 202A (U.S. History to 1877) and HIST 202B (U.S. History since 1877), two lecture General Education courses. The redesigned HIST 202A/B takes the form of a modified flipped course, making extensive use of historical sources, activities, and assignments available online at no cost to students. Our redesign also follows a “learning communities” approach. For every class meeting, faculty create small-group learning opportunities that feature collaborative learning and scaffolded skill-building. Student skill-building areas emphasize source analysis, thesis identification, note-taking, academic writing, and reading. The professor's work with the small-group learning communities is assisted by specially-trained advanced students acting as peer mentors or... Show More


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