S. Boyle’s Profile

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S. Boyle
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Social Science
Office
Pearl 410
Academic interests

Social History, Gender, World History, The Middle East

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My Courses

HIST 1103 OER

HIST 1103 OER

This course is a chronological and thematic introduction to the history of Western interactions with the wider world from the late 1800s to the present, emphasizing the following events: the rise of nationalism in Europe and the race for empire in the late 19th century, the First World War, the interwar years, the Second World War, the Cold War, the post-Cold War world and the effects of globalization. It explores how the United State engaged with the Soviet Union via proxy wars and spheres of influence via third parties in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. It shows students the cultural, social and political background and implications of this important period in history.

History 1503

History 1503

Course Objective: By the end of this course, students should have a nuanced vision of the politics, society and culture of the modern Middle East. The course will be chronological in approach and begin at the end of the 18th century and conclude with the contemporary Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Major themes that will be addressed in this course are: colonialism, empire, gender, class, religion, sectarianism and contemporary revolution.

History 1103

History 1103

This course is a chronological and thematic introduction to the history of Western interactions with the wider world from the late 1800s to the present, emphasizing the following events: the rise of nationalism in Europe and the race for empire in the late 19th century, the First World War, the interwar years, the Second World War, the Cold War, the post-Cold War world and the effects of globalization. It explores how the United State engaged with the Soviet Union via proxy wars and spheres of influence via third parties in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. It shows students the cultural, social and political background and implications of this important period in history.

HIST 1102

HIST 1102

This course is an introduction to the history of Europe’s encounter with (discovery) with North and South America. It explores the world that developed as a result of this important encounter. The course will be both chronological and thematic in approach with global interconnectivity and globalization being prominent themes in the course. By the end of this course, students will have a good foundation for understanding major events, themes and players in world history as well how the west was connected to the rest of the world. The student will also be able to engage intellectually with primary source documents and write small concise analytical papers using those sources. They will read historical novels and biography to compliment information presented by the textbook and also engage in an oral history project. By the end of the course, students will be able to understand how historical events shape and change people politically, economically, socially and culturally. They will also learn how to think critically about history by considering competing ideas about historical developments such as nationalism, capitalism, colonialism, slavery and trade and be able to engage in basic historical research.

My Projects

OER Fellowship

OER Fellowship

This is a collaborative space for faculty in the Open Educational Resources (OER) Fellowship, and anyone interested in OERs and open pedagogy.

NYCCT College Council

NYCCT College Council

The Project Site for the New YorK City College of Technology College Council.

Living Laboratory Associate Fellows

Living Laboratory Associate Fellows

This is a collaborative space for use by Living Laboratory Associate Fellows participating in the General Education Seminar, part of City Tech’s Title V grant-funded initiative A Living Laboratory. This seminar will concentrate on incorporating general education outcomes into our courses focusing on Kuh’s High Impact Educational Practices, place based learning, open pedagogy and assessment practices.

Teaching History, Geography & Government @ City Tech

Teaching History, Geography & Government @ City Tech

Teaching resource for full-time and adjunct instructors of history, geography and government.

My Clubs

New Faculty Orientation 2014-2015

New Faculty Orientation 2014-2015

This is a private group for new hires participating in the New Faculty Seminar series for the 2014-2015 academic year. The members of the group are composed of the seminar leaders as well as the faculty. This group will be used as the main communication site between all participants and facilitators and as a repository for the documents made available throughout the seminar series.