Portfolio Category: Semester-Long Classes

Algebra (The Art of Problem Solving)

Algebra (The Art of Problem Solving)

This class focuses on guiding students through creative problem-solving and on teaching them to apply their knowledge in a wide variety of scenarios rather than rote memorization of mathematical facts. ...
Chronicles of the Barbarians

Chronicles of the Barbarians

This class will explore a compilation of primary sources that presents dozens of striking accounts of the exotic customs and fierce deeds of those considered barbarians by eyewitness writers from ...
Anthropology On The Front Lines

Anthropology On The Front Lines

Anthropology is typically associated with the study of faraway places and of “exotic,” “traditional” cultures, but, in fact, anthropologists have long studied “modern” life both in the West and elsewhere ...
Modern Global History

Modern Global History

This class explores cross-cultural encounters in the early modern & modern world. Global interactions have shaped the dynamics of our modern world. The arrival of Spanish conquistadors to the Americas, ...
US Empire History

US Empire History

This course explores the U.S.’ dramatic leap to preeminence and the nature of its global order. It introduces students to primary sources and competing interpretations of momentous events in US ...
Medieval World History

Medieval World History

Turmoil, crisis & the creation of states. From the sophisticated society of Central Asia to the horrors of the Black Death, the Middle Ages were a period of massive social ...