Globalizing the US History Survey
Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges: Globalizing the US Survey, Supporting Those Who Teach It
Dana L. Schaffer and Sarah Fenton | Sep 1, 2016The US history survey is a required course for community college students in many states. Often their first, sometimes only, exposure to history and t...
Teaching Environmental History in US and World History Survey Courses
Allison Frickert-Murashige | Apr 6, 2016Thermohaline circulation, Aedes aegypti, sodium nitrate, and CO2 uptake are all terms that four years ago I would not have...
Transforming the US History Survey by Expanding Its Geographical Focus
Lesley Kawaguchi | Mar 16, 2016The AHA’s Bridging Cultures program, “American History, Atlantic and Pacific,” was geared toward providing an opportunity for community college history...
Transforming the US History Survey with a Focus on Labor in the Atlantic World
Kimberly D. Hill | Feb 16, 2016About three years ago, I realized I needed to reorganize the first few weeks of my early US history survey course. Following the 13 colonies-centered ...
Unsettling US History Courses
Carlos Alberto Contreras | Feb 2, 2016Editor’s Note: This post is the fourth in a series of posts from the AHA Bridging Cultures project. Lionel Pincus and...
Incorporating the Pacific World in the Early American History Survey
Brittany Adams | Dec 28, 2015From 2013–15, I was fortunate enough to participate in the NEH/AHA Bridging Cultures program. In addition to working with top...
Incorporating the Atlantic and Pacific Worlds into the US History Survey
Shannon Bontrager | Nov 23, 2015Editor’s Note: This post is the first of a series of posts from the AHA Bridging Cultures project. Participants will...
Bridging Historias through Latino History and Culture: An NEH Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges Project
AHA Staff | May 4, 2015Bridging Historias: Latino/a History and Culture in the Community College Classroom will culminate its two-year National Endowment for the Humanities-funded program...
Pizza, PechaKucha, and Pedagogy
Shannon Bontrager | Feb 26, 2015Dr. Shannon Bontrager is a soon to be associate professor of history at Georgia Highlands College in Cartersville, Georgia. His...