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Oral History of Forgottonia: Building a Public History Project in Rural Western Illinois

NCHE

These are just a few interactions I’ve had since my students and I shared our public history project, “The Oral History of Forgottonia.” As part of the NCHE project, The Rural Experience in America , history club students at Cuba High School created a podcast about a local history topic of their choosing.

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Making Queer History Public Episode 2: Trans Lives and Oral History with Michelle Esther O'Brien

ASHP CML

Making Queer History Public Episode 2: Trans Lives and Oral History with Michelle Esther O'Brien Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 11:01 In the second episode of Making Queer History Public, we talk with psychotherapist, teacher, and activist, Michelle Esther O’Brien.

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Using Conversational Video

HistoryRewriter

This post will describe the importance of having secondary students engage in oral history projects and describe a new Artificial Intelligence technology StoryFile that can help students practice posing questions to pre-recorded conversational video without the heightened anxiety that comes with actually talking to a real person.

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Decades Project for US History

Active History Teacher

I have tried several projects over the years: Oral History projects, “pick a topic from this year and research deeper”, Instagram summaries, etc. You need to keep your students engaged and everyone is exhausted! You want something that students can do independently that will hold their interest. Sound familiar?

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Contributions by Scholars of Color Interview Series: Highlights from Dr. Elsie Scott of Howard University

Political Science Now

As part of an ongoing series examining contributions of Scholars of Color, the APSA Diversity and Inclusion Department conducted a series of oral history interviews during the 2023 National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Contributions by Scholars of Color Interview Series: Highlights from Dr. Todd Shaw of University of South Carolina

Political Science Now

As part of an ongoing series examining contributions of Scholars of Color, the APSA Diversity and Inclusion Department conducted a series of oral history interviews during the 2023 National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia.

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4 AI Tools for Any Classroom

HistoryRewriter

Story File is ideal for helping students practice asking interview questions and conducting oral history projects. Imagine an Alexa that helps your students interview any historical figure living or dead? Try Story File and watch your students improve their speaking and listening skills.