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  • Frameworks of Knowledge and the “Big Picture”

    Wissensrahmen und das “Große Ganze”

    Although many history educators agree that one of the purposes of school history should be to help students assemble the historical knowledge into coherent “big picture” historical narratives...

    Frameworks of Knowledge and the “Big Picture”
  • (Pre-)Scientific Information Retrieval and Wikipedia

    (Vor-)Wissenschaftlich Recherchieren mit Wikipedia?

    Search engines often used for (pre)scientific information retrieval. Wikipedia is a common encyclopedia with more or less suitable articles. Whoever teaches students should emphasize to check such sources carefully.

    (Pre-)Scientific Information Retrieval and Wikipedia
  • History Textbooks – what and whom are they for?

    Geschichtslehrbücher – für wen und warum?

    In Austria, history classes provide competences, concepts, and topics, which should be persistently implemented in history textbooks in accordance with Ministry of Education. Historical thinking...

    History Textbooks – what and whom are they for?
  • The Elements of Primary School History

    Geschichtsunterricht in der Grundschule

    How does one provide an easily accessible description of history for the primary school (primary school history) that non-specialist teachers can understand and adopt? This diagrammatic solution was developed after...

    The Elements of Primary School History
  • “History Types” and Public History

    “Geschichtssorten” und Public History

    History is made. Public history must therefore deal with the product-oriented practices of historiography. A cornerstone of a research-oriented public history could be the introduction of "history types" as an analytical concept.

    “History Types” and Public History
  • “Of Monsters and Men” – Shoah in Digital Games

    “Of Monsters and Men“ – Shoah in digitalen Spielen

    D-Day 1944, charging out of the landing-craft right into the chaotic hell of Omaha Beach. After only a few metres the screen goes dark, I have been shot – and not for the last time. Digital Games.

    “Of Monsters and Men” – Shoah in Digital Games
  • The Digital Archive: An In-school Place of Learning

    Das digitale Archiv als innerschulischer Lernort

    Digitisation projects in the humanities have democratised access to sources in recent years. Museums, libraries and archives place their holdings of texts, films and images on the scanner...

    The Digital Archive: An In-school Place of Learning
  • Digital Past: ”Historical Desire” revisited

    Digitale Vergangenheit: “Geschichtsbegehren” neu betrachtet

    A few weeks ago, an interesting debate about digital games involving historical subjects took place during the “History Talk in the Super 7000.” According to historian Angela Schwarz, the average German gamer is 40 years old and almost half of all ...

    Digital Past: ”Historical Desire” revisited

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