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Medieval Cities of Europe: Click, Tweet, Map, and Present

  title={Medieval Cities of Europe: Click, Tweet, Map, and Present},
  author={Kathryn L. Reyerson and Kevin Mummey and Jude Higdon},
  journal={The History Teacher},
DuRing sPRing sEMEsTER 2010, a long-standing upper-division lecture course, Medieval Cities of Europe, 500-1500 CE, underwent a course transformation.1 Our goal was to address specific challenges with student engagement that we had experienced in the course in the past; our overarching strategy was to introduce technology into the course to allow students additional opportunities to engage with the material and get feedback. This course had been taught since the late 1970s to student audiences… Expand
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