TIAH Webinars

Technology's Impact in American History (TIAH)



Upcoming Webinars


Government and Aviation in the 20th Century: From the Wright Borthers to the Boeing 707 Jetliner

 

Whil ewe often think about aviation in terms of heroes such as Charles Lindbergh or Amelia Earhart, an eqully important story to tell is the role that the Federal governemnt has played in shaping the American aviation industry.  In this talk, we will look at the origins of flight, the creativity of the Wright Brothers, and the multiple ways that government has shaped both the plans and the way that we experience air travel. 

Presented by:
Dr. W. Bernard Carlson
University of Virgnia


 

The Army and the Technology of Warfare: Classroom Applications
 

This webinar showcased content developed by participants of the Army Heritage and Education Center colloquium.  The presenters have used these materials in the classroom with their own students and will share some of the lessons that they've learned as a result.

Presented by: 
Eirik Harteis, VA
John Heeg, NY
Kevin Koppelman, MO
Rhonda Koppelman, MO




Massive Firepower Meets the Jungle: Fighting the Ground War in Vietnam

This webinar will showcase content developed by the Historian who led the Army Heritage and Education Center colloquium in March, 2017. 

Presented by Dr. W. Bernard Carlson, University of Virginia


The U.S. and Space: Tensions and Paradozes


This NASA & Flight Technology webinar will showcased content developed by the Historian who led the NASA & Flight Technology colloquium at the Kennedy Space Center with the Astronauts Memorial Foundation. 

Presented by Dr. W. Bernard Carlson, University of Virginia



Technological Innovations and Patents - Classroom Applications


Technological Innovation and Patents Pedagogy Webinar showcased lessons developed by teachers who attended the Technological Innovation and Patents colloquium in March 2017 at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Virginia (USPTO). 

Webinar presenters include: Kati Searcy from New Prospect Elementary in Alpharetta, GA; Tomacine Crouch from Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention Center in Charlottesville, VA; and Julia Warren from Meadowbrook High School in Richmond, VA.   



NASA and Flight Technology - Classroom Applications


NASA and Flight Technology Webinar showcase lessons developed by teachers who attended the NASA and Flight Technology colloquium in January 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center in FLorida.

Webinar presenters include: Kathy Hagee from Rolling Hills Prep School in San Pedro, California, Richard Vanden Bosch from Hickman Middle School and Modesto Junior College in Modesto, California, and Mike Clemens from Osceola High School in Kissimmee, Florida.


About NCHE

The National Council for History Education promotes historical literacy by creating opportunities for teachers and students to benefit from more history, better taught.