Carla Gerona

Teaching history is the most important thing I do, and understanding the past is as significant as ever–maybe even more so as society becomes increasingly digital. For many classes, I continue to teach in traditional ways; the majority of my survey students say they appreciate my lectures most. Of course, I also emphasize student-centered discussion, teamwork, and “discovery” exercises, and my teaching has become more digital over the years. In addition to slides, I now use clickers, on-line quizzes, and a course management system to aid student learning. However, an even greater transformation in my teaching practice followed from a class called “Introduction to Museum Studies.” As I engaged with public history, I developed a more hands-on “studio” approach in all my classrooms. In this teaching space, you can find descriptions of recent courses.  I also created a section called ideas and tools, a place to compile various original materials related to teaching studio history and public history.



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Carla Gerona

Email : cgerona@hsoc.gatech.edu

Telephone : 404-894-2601

Office Address :

School of History and Sociology

221 Bobby Dodd Way

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, Georgia

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