Category: research

Walking Through Big Data: One Historian’s Path | History of Education Society, 6 November 2015, St. Louis, MO

Historians of education are known for their intensive, close examinations of documentary evidence.  Through careful “document analysis,” one identifies patterns, anomalies, curious players, key events, policy, and change over time all in that which is deemed to be “educational.”  Of late, the trend toward publishing what might be called case studies or microhistories has manifested.  This includes my own work…