Corruption, Conflict and Everyday Americans - 1865 to 1910
Monday, June 22 and Tuesday, June 23 8:30-4:00
UNC Campus - Greeley
Through the lens of America’s so-called “Gilded Age,” delve into universal themes that can apply across eras and disciplines through this engaging two-day workshop. Examine political and cultural changes and their impact on ideals as large as democracy, capitalism, and social justice; and topics astimely as immigration, media bias and individual rights. Explore primary sources from the Library of Congress and elsewhere; includes plenty of model activities to promote student inquiry and critical thinking.
Register through UNC conference services - http://tinyurl.com/tps-register
$30 deposit required; refundable upon completion of course (essentially free) - be ready with credit card when registering.
Includes continental breakfast and lunch each day
Past experience with Library of Congress/Teaching with Primary Sources recommended
Best option: sign up for TPS Essentials Exploration workshop offered June 15 (same registration page)
Earn one graduate credit from UNC (optional - $60) – attend sessions on June 15, June 22-23 and a work day June 25; submit completed lesson plan.
Register as soon as possible - June 4 is deadline to determine sufficient enrollment for this offering.
More information at TPS-UNC website: www.unco.edu/tps/