Vol. 28, No. 1 – Spring 2012

  • Editor’s Note 1
    From the Executive Director 2
    Letter from the President 3
    Special Section: Teaching and Learning the Personal and the Present in World History
    Introduction, Clif Stratton (Washington State University) 5
    Making the Local History Connection: Community Colleges, World History, and Distance Education, David Dry (Miami Dade College, Ashville-Buncome Technical Community College) 8
    It Takes a Group to Make an Oral History Film, Teresa Booker (John Jay college of Criminal Justice, City University of New York) 10
    I Would Walk 10,000 Miles: Teaching World history through Travel Planning Erica L. Briesacher (Kent State University) 15
    Teaching Black Power in Trinidad and Tobago in Global Context, Jerome Teelucksingh (University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago) 18
    Teaching Global History through Contemporary Issues, Clif Stratton (Washington State University) 22
    Globalization, Past and Present: Is History Repeating Itself? Richard Weiner (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne) 32
    Bringing Casta Paintings into the Classroom, Sally Stanhope (Georgia State University) 39
    Differences Between High School U.S. and World History Teachers in Kansas, Thomas W. Barker & Joseph O’Brien (University of Kansas, Department of Curriculum and Teaching) 56
    The 2012 WHA Symposium at Pannasastra University, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Paul Jentz (North Hennepin Community College) 60
    A New Lecture Series in World History, Paul Jentz (North Hennepin Community College) 64
    New England Regional World History Association Report 64
    Minutes of the WHA Business Meeting 68 Minutes of the WHA Executive Council Meeting 72

Volume 28, no. 1 - Spring 2012


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