Relevance: Is It In Your Classroom?

Date: September 1, 2009
Time: 5:45-6:30 p.m.*
Location: Liberal Arts Building, room 322, UTEP Campus (building #14 on this map)
Presenter: Dr. Keith A. Erekson, Assistant Professor of History

Description: Students often report that history and social studies are “boring” and “irrelevant.” What is relevance? Should it be in your classroom? Who is responsible to make your class relevant? This interactive presentation unites classroom experience, popular culture, historiography, and theory to provide answers both surprising and practical.

* The presentation is part of the Center for History Teaching & Learning’s Grand Opening and will follow a the 5:00 p.m. business meeting and refreshments of the El Paso del Norte Council for the Social Studies.

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