Ed Ayers teaching high school teachers about the South
The course will cover the Colonial period, Civil War and the 20th Century, with students visiting Jamestown, the Slave Trail in Richmond (including Lumpkin's Jail and the Negro Burial Grounds,) the Drewery's Bluff Civil War site and the Robert R. Moton homeplace and museum in Prince Edward County.
The students will be asked to develop an audio podcast about one of the places visited, using iPods provided by the university. Students will present their podcasts to the class at the end of the course.
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