Experiential Education and Classrooms on Wheels
Karen Sieber | Sep 3, 2019In the 1920s and '30s, students could earn college credit on cross-country treks to historic sites and natural wonders.
“What Changed” in Social Studies Education
Samantha Stearns | Jul 30, 2019Experienced college professors often say that undergraduates' skills and knowledge base have declined over the years. Is that true?
Meet the 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists
Allison Miller | May 29, 2019Follow along as three graduate students write about their scholarship, activism, and much more!
From the Editor
Allison Miller | May 20, 2019The news is not good for many small liberal arts colleges (SLACs). I’m not talking about the Williamses of the world, or the Swarthmores, or the Amher...
On the Recent Executive Order on “Free Inquiry” in Higher Education
James Grossman and Edward Liebow | May 20, 2019Trump’s recent EO is a textbook example of misdirection. Its insistence on “transparency and accountability” points to a pernicious agenda.
Teaching on the “Balkan Express”
Christina Koulouri | May 13, 2019History has the power to heal the wounds of war—but not without steep resistance from nationalists.
Learning Holocaust History in the 21st Century
Meirah Shedlo | Apr 29, 2019A project helps students use modern technology to incorporate Holocaust survivors’ testimony into the historical record.
Shaping the Future of the History Survey
Patrick Leech | Mar 5, 2019Two distinct forces—one pedagogical, the other administrative—are shaping the teaching of introductory courses.
Confronting the Paradox of Expertise
David A. Gerber | Feb 25, 2019Can too much knowledge make you a worse teacher? Some historians feel this way.