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Adopt an Army: Military Tactic Experience

This course will allow students to develop a military, research military tactics, and engage in virtual battles using the tactics they learn in class.
Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy
427 total reviews for this teacher
New class
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 2 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a β€œMulti-Day” course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Fri Aug 26

Aug 26 - Sep 2 (2 weeks)
12am - 12:45am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
Taught by:
Amber Dowdy
6 learners enrolled
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Class Experience

Students will learn about different military tactics in a fun, hands on, and engaging format.  
The instructor of this lesson has a degree in history, spent years working at a World War II submarine museum, and is committed to educating learners through historic contextualization and discussion.  While learners will be creating their own militaries, the military strategies discussed in this course have been used by armies all around the world.  
Students will want to take some time studying military tactics before the class tournament in week two.  I would estimate that the military tactic study will take learners roughly 1 hour.  
No supplies are required for this course.
No assessment is administered, but there will be a winner of the tournament.  
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Learners will be developing their own military force for class.  Military tactics and casualty numbers will be discussed in class.  
Military tactics will be pulled from "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu.  
Historical militaries, weapons, and military leaders (for drafting into learner created militaries) will be pulled from various peer reviewed sources, including books and articles from historical journals and magazines.  

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Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy
Lives in the United States
Military History Taught by Historians
427 total reviews
298 completed classes

About Us

Welcome to Military History 101!

My name is Amber, and I am the owner/head teacher of Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy.  I have a degree in History from Grand Valley State University, which is located in Michigan, USA.  Prior to becoming a...Β 
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