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Teaching with Primary Sources - MTSU partners with the MTSU Center for Educational Media to produce Webcasts on various topics for teacher professional development. Here is a listing of all our collaborative Webcasts:

Contraband Barricade

Teachers’ Experiences from the 2012 Library of Congress Tennessee Civil War Summer Institute

  • Webcast title: "Teachers’ Experiences from the 2012 Library of Congress Tennessee Civil War Summer Institute"
  • Date of broadcast: March 28, 2013

 

Signal Telegraph Machine and operator - Fredericksburg

Evolution of Communications

  • Webcast title: "Exploring the Evolution of Communications Through Primary Sources"
  • Date of broadcast: January 24, 2013
  • Image Index

 

Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children

Primary Sources and Common Core

 

 

George Washington, esq.

Presidential Elections

  • Webcast title: "Presidential Elections and Primary Sources from the Library of Congress"
  • Date of broadcast: September 13, 2012
  • Image Index

 

Nashville--Tenn. and vicinity 1863

Teachers' Experiences (Summer Institute 2011)

  • Webcast title: "Teachers' Experiences from the Library of Congress Civil War Summer Institute"
  • Date of broadcast: April 5, 2012

 

Unidentified African American Soldier with wife and two daughters

Emancipation During and After the Civil War

  • Webcast title: "Emancipation During and After the Civil War: Teaching with Primary Sources"
  • Date of broadcast: March 1, 2012

 

Sandow Trocadero

Performing Arts

 

Col. Roosevelt on his tour thru New Jersey

Progressive Era

  • Webcast title: "Exploring the Progressive Era with the Library of Congress"
  • Date of broadcast: October 27, 2011
  • Image index

 

Indian land cessions map

Maps

  • Webcast title: "Teaching with Maps from the Library of Congress"
  • Date of broadcast: April 7, 2011
  • Image index

 

Battle of Franklin

Teachers' Experiences (Summer Institute 2010)

  • Guest presenters: Clifton Kaiser (Battleground Academy, Franklin) and Perry Louden, Jr. (Rockvale Middle School, Rutherford County)
  • Webcast title: "Using Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources: Teachers' Experiences"
  • Date of filming: February 23, 2011
  • Image index

 

Joe Williams with ginseng plant

Environmental Science

  • Webcast title: "Teaching Environmental Science with the Library of Congress"
  • Date of broadcast: November 18, 2010
  • Image index

 

Liberty brings to the earth justice and peace

Political Cartoons

  • Webcast title: "Teaching with Political Cartoons from the Library of Congress"
  • Date of broadcast: September 30, 2010
  • Image index

 

Jno. Bell

Prelude to the Civil War in Tennessee

  • Webcast title: "Teaching with Primary Sources: Prelude to the Civil War in Tennessee"
  • Date of broadcast: March 18, 2010
  • Image index

 

Slavery's Passed Away

Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee (video not currently available)

  • Webcast title: "Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources: Focus on the Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee"
  • Date of broadcast: February 4, 2010
  • Primary Source Set

 

The American schoolmaster assistant

Math, Technology and Engineering

  • Webcast title: "Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources: Focus on Math, Technology and Engineering"
  • Date of broadcast: October 1, 2009

 

Farmer and sons walking in the face of dust storm

Folk Songs from the Dust Bowl

  • Guest presenter: Dr. Mark A. Jackson, MTSU Department of English
  • Webcast title: "Teaching with American Folk Music: Library of Congress Song Recordings as Primary Sources in the Classroom"
  • Date of broadcast: March 17, 2009
  • Image index

 

Andrew Jackson profile

Age of Jackson

  • Webcast title: "Engaged, Empowered and Excited: Teaching with Primary Sources"
  • Date of broadcast: December 4, 2008
  • Image index

 

From the links above, you will be taken to a Web page where you can log in as an educator to receive professional development credit. Logging in this way will also lead you to any handouts and PowerPoint print-outs available with each individual Webcast. You will be provided with a printable certificate after viewing the Webcast and completing a brief evaluation form.

Webcasts can also be viewed live. Cable and satellite viewers in the middle Tennessee viewing area can watch the programs on their televisions; please see a table of viewing information for each county here. Live viewers can call in with questions to be answered on air at 1-866-904-8352 (local viewers may call 615-896-9425). Educators and the interested public are also encouraged to be part of our live studio audience at MTSU; call 615-898-2737, email vmoxley@mtsu.edu, or click on the previous link for more information.

All Webcasts include live Web site views of primary sources and lesson plans from this site and from the Library of Congress Web site, with tips on navigation and utilization. If you have a suggestion for a topic that we should cover in a future Webcast, please email us (kira.duke@mtsu.edu or stacey.graham@mtsu.edu), and we'll be happy to consider your suggestion!

Last updated on: 09/19/13 11:12 am