Posts Categorized: Humanities

Final Draft Plan: The Black Death

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Andrew Kinsell Title: The Black Death Class: EUH 2000, Western Civilizations I Introduction: The focus of my class on the Black Death is not the disease itself but the societal impacts the Black Death had throughout Europe.  In order to accomplish this goal I will include a short video and a primary source (Boccaccio’s Decameron). […]

Cuban Missile Crisis

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Name:  Nancy Maurer Discipline: History Intro:  Here are the two pieces of media which I will be using in my classes for Fall 2014 on the Cuban Missile Crisis. Image: http://www.juhaliede.com/poster3.html   Video: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TtYfG6BKFg?rel=0] YouTube video sponsored by the Massachusetts School of Law (3:38) Here is the embed link:  [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TtYfG6BKFg?rel=0&w=420&h=315]

Threaded Lesson: Is the War on Drugs a War against Minority Communities?

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Heather Bryson Lesson: The War on Drugs Introduction: Is the War on Drugs a War on Minority Communities? Short Lecture: History of the 15th Amendment, the Voting Rights Act, and the War on Drugs Video: Ted-Ed – Bryan Stevenson “We Need  to Talk about an Injustice” http://www.ted.com/talks/bryan_stevenson_we_need_to_talk_about_an_injustice Group analysis(5 or 6 small groups): Analysis of […]

Importance of Humanities

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So many students do not understand the point of taking humanities courses.  They come into college with the expectation of getting a degree and making a lot of money in specialized fields.  These two videos show how a humanities degree can be beneficial in the long run, perhaps more so than a science of mathematics […]

The 50 Best Humanities Blog

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This is a good blog for any humanities teacher interested in a wide variety of subjects from medicine to the typical art magazine.  I liked this blog because if a student or a teacher needed to find articles on artists or movement from long ago or for more recent dates this is a good start.  […]

The Death Stars and the Bismarck: How they hate fighter planes/X-wings

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Author:  Luke Leonard Discipline:  Humanities Title:  From World War to Star Wars: Malevolence and Bismarck   Categories:  Star Wars, WWI, Bismark, wars Tags:  bismark, malevolence, star wars the clone wars, world war II, Y-Wing Introductory Text: I was struck by this blog on the similarities between Star Wars war, the Clone War, and WWII.  The […]