Dr. Margaret Peacock–iPads and the Master Narrative
Dr. Margaret Peacock describes how using iPads in her history seminar helped students understand the significance of having access to primary materials.
-Margaret Peacock received her Ph.D. in Russian history from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009, her MS in information science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1997, and is currently an assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of Alabama. She has published multiple articles on semiotics and the history of youth and childhood in the Cold War. Her first manuscript, “Cold War Kids: Images, Childhood, and the Collapse of Cold War Consensus,” is forthcoming. Before becoming an historian she worked as an Oracle Database Replication Specialist and Java Programmer for Nortel Networks in the Silicon Valley.