Baron, Christine (cb3090)

Christine Baron

Office Location:

334F HMann

Office Hours:

FALL 2019: By appointment only.

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Faculty Expertise:

Educational Background

Ed.D., Social Studies Education, Boston University
M.S.Ed., Moderate Special Needs, Simmons College
B.A., History and Secondary Education, Marist College

Scholarly Interests

•    Historical thinking with non-traditional texts
•    Teaching and learning in museums/informal settings
•    The use of museums and historic sites in teacher education

Selected Publications

Baron, C., Sklarwitz, S., Bang, H., & Shatara, H., (2019) What teachers retain from historic site-based professional development, Journal of Teacher Education 

Baron, C., Sklarwitz, S., Bang, H., & Shatara, H. (2019). Understanding what teachers gain from professional development at historic sites. Theory & Research in Social Education, 47(1), 76-107. 

Rose, K., Cahill, S., & Baron, C., (2019) Providing teachers with what they need: Rethinking teacher professional development after small scale assessment. Journal of Museum Education 44(2), 201-209.

Cooper, L., Baron, C., Grim, L. &. Sandling, G. (2018) Teaching Teachers Onsite: Using Evaluation to Develop Effective Professional Development Programs Journal of Museum Education 43(3), 274-282.

Baron, C.  (2016) "Using Embedded Visual Coding to Support Contextualization of Historical Texts." American Educational Research Journal 53(3), 516-40.

Baron, C. & Dobbs, C. (2015) Building Contextual Awareness through Historical Building Analysis. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 58(6).

Baron, C., Woyshner, C., & Haberkern, P. (2014). Integrating Historic Site-based Experience into Pre-service Teacher Education. Journal of Social Studies Research, 38(3).

Baron, C. (2014). Structuring historic site-based history laboratories for teacher education. Journal of Museum Education, 39(1).

Baron, C. (2014). Historic Sites’ Role in History Education. In B. Trofanenko & A. Segall (Eds.), Beyond Pedagogy: Reconsidering the Public Purpose of Museums (pp. 25-36). New York: Sense Publishers.

Baron, C. (2013) Using Inquiry Based Instruction to Encourage Teachers’ Historical Thinking at Historic Sites. Teaching and Teacher Education 35, 157-169.

Baron, C. (2012). Understanding Historical Thinking at Historic Sites. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104(3), 833-847.

Baron, C. (2010). One if by land! Two if by river! Or, What if everything you thought you knew was wrong? The History Teacher, 43(4), 607-615.

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