Debating the Bomb: Complex Historical Arguments in the Undergraduate Survey

This semester, I’ve been using my World History survey course at George Mason as an experiment of sorts. I teach my own section of 55 students, in addition to leading two discussion sections (of between 10-20 students) in another, much larger section of World History (with up to 120 in lecture, and 6 sections of discussion of no more than 20 students).┬áMy section of 55 is classified as a lecture, and meets twice each week. However, I’ve been constructing the schedule along the same lines as the course which is broken down between discussion and lecture sections.

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