Date of Award

Summer 2010

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

Department

Education and Human Development

Abstract

This thesis is a three part study on teaching history from the ground up, using nature and the National Parks.

1)Historiography: From Grass to Grand Canyon: A Study of Historical Research on the Creation of the National Park Service

2)Original Research: "Beauty as well as Bread" : A Study of Primary Resources on the Civilian Conservation Corps, National Parks and Unemployment during the Great Depression

3) Curriculum Development: National Parks- Past and Present Introduction: A United States History Unit Curriculum Based on Historical and Original Research

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