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International Journal of Progressive Education 2018, Vol. 14(3) 32-46

History Teaching Facilities in Ottoman Archive: Archivists’ Opinions about Student Visits

Muhammet Ahmet Tokdemir

pp. 32 - 46   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1804-24-0002.R1

Published online: June 30, 2018  |   Number of Views: 25  |  Number of Download: 94


Archives are the memory of society and the states and known as the kitchen of the historians. They usually serve to historians and other researchers but in context of learning history they also can to serve teaching history. The Ottoman Achieve is one of the institutions that contribute to teaching history. Ottoman Archives’ contribution to teaching history will be discussed in this study. The study includes five guiding experts’ feedback about student groups’ visit and their experience in the Ottoman Archives exhibition site. The study designed as a qualitative research and a semi-structured interview form used as data collection tool. According to the results guiding experts stated that the visits which organised under the guidance of history teachers within the framework of a plan in advance are becoming more efficient.  Students who know to read Ottoman writing are more concerned and they seem more satisfied after the visit. The sections that attract students are Ottoman modernization, firmans and berats which have an attractive manuscript. Teachers from different branches, the indifference of the students and the lack of Ottoman Turkic writing knowledge are the main problems that have been identified regarding the visits to the exhibition area

Keywords: Ottoman archive, Teaching history, Museum visits, Primary soruces.

How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Tokdemir, M.A. (2018). History Teaching Facilities in Ottoman Archive: Archivists’ Opinions about Student Visits. International Journal of Progressive Education, 14(3), 32-46. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2018.146.3

Tokdemir, M. (2018). History Teaching Facilities in Ottoman Archive: Archivists’ Opinions about Student Visits. International Journal of Progressive Education, 14(3), pp. 32-46.

Chicago 16th edition
Tokdemir, Muhammet Ahmet (2018). "History Teaching Facilities in Ottoman Archive: Archivists’ Opinions about Student Visits". International Journal of Progressive Education 14 (3):32-46. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2018.146.3.


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