Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, 1st Edition

  • Roxanne M. Kent-Drury
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  • ISBN-10: 0313068658
  • ISBN-13: 9780313068652
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 194 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

Presents web sites from around the world covering much of the world's literature. Provides creative and interesting thinking activities to enhance student understanding of literature and culture and to promote critical thinking.

Reviews

"This volume is designed to help history teachers and library media specialists focus on a critical thinking process. Recommended." --Reference for Students, May 2000

— Reference Reviews on gale.com

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
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Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Purpose.
Intended Audience.
Defining Primary Sources.
Defining Critical Thinking.
Site Selection Criteria.
Organization.
Legend.
Locating and Evaluating Internet Resources.
Information Literacy Education.
Evaluating Online Resources.
Choosing a Search Engine.
Tools of Literary Analysis.
Literary Guides.
Genre Theory.
Literary Theory.
Major Resources of General Interdisciplinary Interest.
Portals.
E-Text Sites.
Reference Sites.
Maps.
Projects.
Teaching Resources.
Linguistics.
Art.
Philosophy.
Heroic Literature.
Religion and Folklore.
Introduction.
Religion Sites of General Interest.
Pre-Christian Religions by Region.
Classical Greek and Roman Mythology.
Pre-Christian Norse and Germanic Religion.
Contemporary Religions and Their Historical Roots.
Judaism.
Christianity.
Islam and the Islamic World.
Asian Religions and Belief Systems.
Hinduism.
Folklore.
Folktales from Around the World.
Fables.
The Ancient World.
Key Sites of General Interest.
Technology and Iconography of Writing.
Papyrology.
Key Authors, Genres, and Texts.
Classical Greek and Roman Literature.
Classics Sites of General Interest.
Epigraphy.
Mapping.
Classical People and Places.
Art and Architecture.
Greek Theater.
Author-Specific Sites.
Homer.
Plato.
Vergil.
Horace.
Ovid.
Europe: Before Print.
Mega-Sites.
Saga and Epic.
Manuscripts and Visual Art.
Cultural Backgrounds.
The Age of Chivalry.
Specific Authors.
Early Modern to Contemporary Europe.
Non-European World Literatures.
Transnational/Intercultural Projects.
Sites of Regional Interest.
Africa.
Asia.
Latin America.
Near (Middle) East.
South Asia.
Index.
Site Index.
About the Author.