- Public History:
Essay on the Historiography of African American Women’s Social Roles After Emancipation – completed.
Project subject: selected – Schools and education in Rutherford County, emphasis on Cemetery Community area. Finished product will be some sort of visual/text for use at the Stones River National Battlefield.
- Egyptian History:
Midterm – completed.
Research Topic: selected – Egyptian Religion, particular emphasis on ghosts/letters to the dead.
- Principles of Management and Operations Management:
Midterm – completed, and passed with an A. Even the math parts.
- Foundations of Education:
Several good lessons learned. Good conversations and contacts made.
- Public History Program Updates:
1. Application and supporting documents submitted for review.
Courses applying for:
o HIST 7535 (Essentials of Museum Management) or HIST 7540 (Seminar in Museum Management) (3 hours)
o HIST 7530 (Seminar in Administration of Historical Organizations) (3 hours)
o HIST 7220 (Seminar in Public Programming for Historical Organizations and Archives) (3 hours)
o HIST 7545 (Seminar in Collections Management for Historical Organizations and Archives) (3 hours)
2. Possible courses for next semester:
o Classical History
o Native American History
o Seminar in Foundations of Education
o Leadership and Motivation
o Teaching Social Studies
o Assessment of Teaching and Learning
o Material Cultures
3. Residency/Dissertation Ideas:
Education and evaluation in museums. I am currently researching ways of measuring the effectiveness of programming… any suggestions or stories are welcome! This is still in the very beginning stages.