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Teaching Archaeology and Art History in the Virtual Classroom

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Date(s) - 02/15/2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Join OI Education for a 3-part series about teaching archaeology and art history in the virtual classroom using OI resources!

About this Event

Mondays, February 1, 8, and 15, 4:00–5:00 p.m., live on Zoom.

Free, registration required for Zoom link.

Instructors: Tasha Vorderstrasse, PhD, OI University and Continuing Education Coordinator, Catie Witt, Egyptology PhD candidate, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago (February 1) and Harrison Morin, MA, Lab Assistant for the Center of Middle Eastern Landscapes and Staff Member of the Afghan Heritage Mapping Project, OI (February 15)

Each one-hour session will include an interactive, virtual-ready lesson demonstration of lessons involving different topics, plus suggestions for tying lessons into the OI’s online and virtual program resources.

Sessions will be recorded and made available to registrants after the program date.

Professional development hours available for Illinois public school teachers!

Week 1: Women in Antiquity: Ancient Nubia (February 1)

Use concepts of observation, inference, and evidence to study royal women in ancient Nubia and Nubian women in Egypt.

Lesson plan coming soon!

Week 2: 19th Century Photography: Documenting the Middle East and North Africa (February 8)

Use concepts of observation, inference, and evidence to study how both the local population and western visitors documented the the people, monuments, and material culture of the Middle East and North Africa in the 19th century.

Lesson plan coming soon!

Week 3: Coinage and Money in Antiquity (February 15)

Use the concepts of observation, inference, and evidence to study how people used coinage and money in the ancient world and the way we can study it today.

Lesson plan coming soon!

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