Applied Technology and Finance - by the numbers statistical measures quiz
Quiz containing 13 questions on statistical measures. These are a combination of multiple-choice and multiple-response from 5 answer options. Although written for the Applied Technology and Finance module within the Tourism and Entertainment course it is not topic specific. The file is a Respondus file in WebCT/Vista 4-8 format that can be directly exported to a VLE. Text and rtf versions included.
Restoration and Reconstruction
Putting an 18th-century face on a 21st-century building is a feat of research and resourcefulness, explains Colonial Williamsburg architect Scott Spence.
Witches in the Colonies
Author Carson Hudson shares some practical 17th-century tips for identifying witches.
We Hold These Truths
The foundation of American democracy rests on one mighty sheet of parchment. Hear interpreter Bill Barker read the Declaration of Independence.
Political pressure and personal bias have hounded American journalists since the first newspapers were printed. Interpreter Dennis Watson talks about the Virginia Gazette.
The Native Tongue
Native tribes and colonizers began a dialogue without a word in common. Buck Woodard describes the early exchanges.
African American Programs at 30
African American programming adapts through the decades. Harvey Bakari outlines the goals of interpreting Williamsburg's enslaved population.
Ironworks at Jamestown
Virginia's soil yielded unexpected resources. Journeyman Blacksmith Shel Browder talks about an early iron foundry at Jamestown.
On This Day
News and notices from the 18th century are the subject of a new compilation. Librarian Juleigh Clark describes the Revolutionary War Era Daybook.
The Governor's Palace at 75
Fresh eyes refocus an architectural icon. Chief Curator Emeritus Graham Hood on recomposing an 18th-century landmark.
In Their Own Words
Old sources give fresh voice to slavery's story. Manager of African American programs Tricia Brooks explains how we know what we know.
Smallpox and the Covenant
America's smallpox eradication has its roots in 18th-century Boston.
Comic book history
Comic book author Bentley Boyd uses a vivid medium to snare new students of American history.
The Joy of Discovery
Recreating 18th-century technology takes perseverance and luck, says Jay Gaynor, Director of Historic Trades.
Bees in the Colonies
The humble honeybee sweetens the American story. Apiarist Bill Krebs says bees have been here since the beginning.
Horses in Williamsburg
Horses lend their speed and strength to the American colonies. Head coachman Joyce Henry shares the horse's role in early Virginia.
Consider the Pumpkin
Pumpkins sustain early settlers through American winters. Author and historian Mary Miley Theobald explains why the gourd deserves more respect.
The Rights of Youth
Children and the law: Historian Cathy Hellier and Law Professor Jim Dwyer contrast 18th-century and 21st-century juvenile justice.
Patrick Henry's Secret
American Patriot Patrick Henry is burdened with his first wife's tragic decline into insanity. Interpreter Richard Schumann tells the tale.
Papa Said, Mama Said
Papa Said, Mama Said preserves the African-American community's long tradition of storytelling. Art Johnson shares a fable.