The Wiley International Handbook of History Teaching and Learning. Wiley Handbooks in Education

  • ID: 4451345
  • Book
  • Region: Global
  • 704 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A comprehensive review of the research literature on history education with contributions from international experts

The Wiley International Handbook of History Teaching and Learning draws on contributions from an international panel of experts. Their writings explore the growth the field has experienced in the past three decades and offer observations on challenges and opportunities for the future. The contributors represent a wide range of pioneering, established, and promising new scholars with diverse perspectives on history education.

Comprehensive in scope, the chapters cover major themes and issues in history education including: policy, research, and societal contexts; conceptual constructs of history education; ideologies, identities, and group experiences in history education; practices and learning; historical literacies; texts, media, and social spaces; and consensus and dissent.

This vital resource:

  • Contains original writings by more than 40 scholars from seven countries
  • Identifies major themes and issues shaping history education today
  • Highlights history education as a distinct field of scholarly inquiry and academic practice
  • Presents an authoritative survey of where the field has been and offers a view of what the future may hold

Written for scholars and students of education as well as history teachers with an interest in the current issues in their field, The Wiley International Handbook of History Teaching and Learning is a comprehensive handbook that explores the increasingly global field of history education as it has evolved to the present day.

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Notes on Contributors ix

Foreword xiiiPeter Seixas

Acknowledgments xix

Introduction: History Education in (and for) a Changing World 1Scott Alan Metzger and Lauren McArthur Harris

Section I Policy, Research, and Societal Contexts of History Education 11

1 History Curriculum, Standards, and Assessment Policies and Politics: U.S. Experiences 13Tim Keirn

2 History Education Research and Practice: An International Perspective 37Mark Baildon and Suhaimi Afandi

3 Research Methodologies in History Education 61Terrie Epstein and Cinthia S. Salinas

4 Narratives of Black History in Textbooks: Canada and the United States 93LaGarrett J. King and Crystal Simmons

Section II Conceptual Constructs of History Education 117

5 Historical Thinking: Definitions and Educational Applications 119Stéphane Lévesque and Penney Clark

6 Historical Reasoning: Conceptualizations and Educational Applications 149Carla van Boxtel and Jannet van Drie

7 Historical Consciousness: Conceptualizations and Educational Applications 177Anna Clark and Maria Grever

8 Historical Empathy: Perspectives and Responding to the Past 203Jason L. Endacott and Sarah Brooks

9 Historical Agency: Stories of Choice, Action, and Social Change 227Kent den Heyer

10 Global and World History Education 253Brian Girard and Lauren McArthur Harris

Section III Ideologies, Identities, and Group Experiences in History Education 281

11 Critical Theory and History Education 283Avner Segall, Brenda M. Trofanenko and Adam J. Schmitt

12 National, Ethnic, and Indigenous Identities and Perspectives in History Education 311Carla L. Peck

13 Gender and Sexuality in History Education 335Margaret Smith Crocco

14 Difficult Knowledge and the Holocaust in History Education 365Sara A. Levy and Maia Sheppard

Section IV History Education: Practices and Learning 389

15 History Teacher Preparation and Professional Development 391Stephanie van Hover and David Hicks

16 Teaching Practices in History Education 419S. G. Grant

17 Assessment of Learning in History Education: Past, Present, and Possible Futures 449Denis Shemilt

18 Reconceptualizing History for Early Childhood Through Early Adolescence 473Linda S. Levstik and Stephen J. Thornton

19 Teaching Controversial Historical Issues 503Tsafrir Goldberg and Geerte M. Savenije

Section V Historical Literacies: Texts, Media, and Social Spaces 527

20 Reading in History Education: Text, Sources, and Evidence 529Abby Reisman and Sarah McGrew

21 Writing and Argumentation in History Education 551Jeffery D. Nokes and Susan De La Paz

22 Film Media in History Teaching and Learning 579Richard J. Paxton and Alan S. Marcus

23 Digital Simulations and Games in History Education 603Cory Wright ]Maley, John K. Lee and Adam Friedman

24 Learning History Beyond School: Museums, Public Sites, and Informal Education 631Jeremy D. Stoddard

Index 657

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