Graduate Research Papers


Open Access Graduate Research Paper


Elkader, located in the hills of Northeast Iowa, along the banks of the Turkey River, is a community rich with history. There are no resources designed for children about the history of Elkader. The purpose of this project was to create an engaging informational web site for children that shares information about the history of Elkader, from its beginning years to present day. Research provided throughout this project makes it evident that not only is history education important and that young people are capable of understanding and appreciating the past; it also demonstrates how to best present the information online-with a clear purpose and easy to use path-in order to draw the young audience into the history of Elkader.

Year of Submission


Degree Name

Master of Arts


Department of Curriculum and Instruction


Department of Library Science

First Advisor

Barbara Safford


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Date Original

Spring 2008

Object Description

1 PDF file (iv, 54 pages)