September 6, 2013

Our Criminal Past: Educating Historians of Crime: Classroom, Archive, Community, Broadcasting Place, Leeds Beckett University

Programme

10:00-10.15 Refreshments and Opening Remarks

10:15-11:15 Session 1: Digital and Media Resources for the History of Crime

Louise Jackson (Edinburgh University): ‘Crime on Film: Using Visual Sources in the Classroom’

Andrew Davies (Liverpool University): ‘Digital Histories of Crime and Research-Led Teaching’

11:15-12.15 Session 2: Student Participation in Crime History

Drew Gray (Northampton University): “Putting Undergraduates on Trial: Using the Old Bailey Online in Teaching and Assessment”

Helen Rogers and Zoe Alker (Liverpool John Moores University): “Blogging Beyond the Classroom”

12:15-13.15 Lunch

13:15-14:45 Session 3: Archives, Heritage and Educating Historians of Crime

Bev Baker and Pollie Shorthouse (Galleries of Justice, Nottingham): ‘Learn from the Past to Act in the Present and Change the Future’

Sue MacKay (Yorkshire Law and Order Museums, Ripon): ‘Engaging Audiences’

Andrew Payne (The National Archives): ‘Educating Child Criminals at The National Archives’

14:45-15:00 Comfort Break

15:00-16:00 Session 4: Teaching Future Historians of Crime

Peter D’Sena (Higher Education Academy): ‘The Future of Teaching Our Criminal Past in Higher Education’

Ben Walsh (Historical Association): ‘History of Crime in the Classroom’

Event Review

http://www.lawcrimehistory.org/journal/Vol.3%20issue2%202013/Turner%20Conference%20Report%202.pdf

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