Take me back to the Oral History landing page.

Barry Witten - Civics Education

Dr. Barry Witten discusses how Western Illinois University prepares future social studies teachers through methods classes, course requirements, field and clinical experiences, and student teaching. He also discusses his involvement with training current high school civics teachers through McCormick Foundation workshops as well as the role of the Rural Institute Scholarship Grant to help deal with teacher shortages in rural areas.

Interview Links

Feature Excerpt

Civics Education At WIU


Interview Session - Audio

Social Links