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The Historian's Craft (Flexible Schedule)

Learn what historians do, why it is important, and how to analyze primary sources.
Amber Williams
18 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
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No live meetings
Over 5 weeks
14-18
year olds
2-9
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Class Experience

As a history instructor for adult learners, I feel very strongly that history offers so many benefits to students and it is never too early to start thinking like a historian, regardless of what a student's future holds. I work every day to ensure that history is exciting, relevant, and valued by students and parents alike because it has so much to offer in the pursuit of a well-rounded education.
All materials will be provided for the course, but students will need to be able to research historical topics, and though it is not required, support by parents for hands-on research, like checking books out of the library, would be a good exercise for learning research skills.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
I am very open to students choosing whatever historical topic they are interested in, and as such, sensitive subjects and viewpoints may come up in this course. For example, a student may choose to write a primary source analysis of a letter written by a slave girl who may have been mistreated in various ways. I want to encourage academic freedom, so will not limit students in regard to what topics they may analyze unless it is harmful to themselves or others or holds little historical value. Please contact me with any concerns you may have about the curriculum. 

Teacher

Amber WilliamsHistory Instructor
18 total reviews
27 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Amber and I love teaching history to learners of all ages. I have experience in both K-12 and higher education. I obtained my BA from Kent State University and my Master of Arts in History from Southern New Hampshire University.... 
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