History Department Student News
Professor Michael Thompson’s summer course on the American South to 1865 (HIST 3460) included a number of experiential learning opportunities outside of the traditional classroom setting. Check out the trips and photos here.
This UTC News Release spotlighted the study tour and films completed by students in Dr. John Swanson’s class on minorities in Hungary. Collaborative learning experiences beyond the classroom prepare students for a competitive, global-career market. Here is one story that features such experiential learning. Students in “Minorities in 20th Century Europe: Germans, Jews and Roma” toured Hungary to investigate racism and prejudice in the country. See documentaries made…
Over spring break 2018, Department Head John Swanson led a study tour in Hungary for the UTC students in his class on “Minorities in 20th Century Europe: Jews, Germans, and Roma.” The students worked in groups and made short documentary films exploring the past and present circumstances of minority groups in Hungary.