What Does It Mean to Study History?
Daniel J. McInerney | Nov 7, 2018Two AHA19 sessions will offer a critical look at the accomplishments of Tuning.
Julia Brookins, James Grossman, and Emily Swafford | Nov 1, 2018Many introductory history courses function as roadblocks to student learning and success.
The Mystery of the Commandant’s Writing
Trudy Harrington Becker | Oct 15, 2018Online transcription projects are a dime a dozen. But deciphering one soldier’s undigitized letters proved magical to these freshmen.
To Chart a Course
Lisa Gilbert | Oct 1, 2018A group of eighth graders learns how debates about the past pop up unexpectedly in their everyday lives.
Julia Brookins | Sep 28, 2018What do historians and philosophers at HBCUs need to succeed as scholars and as disciplinary professionals?
Clifford Adelman (1942–2018)
Daniel J. McInerney | Sep 4, 2018Clifford Adelman, a leading researcher on the conditions of US and global higher education, died on May 3, 2018, at the age of 75.
Why Read Why Learn History
Elizabeth Elliott | Aug 20, 2018What’s the point of studying history if you can look up facts and figures on your smartphone?
Have We Lost Faith in Public Education?
Johann N. Neem | Jul 26, 2018In light of the proposed merger of the Departments of Education and Labor, we should look to history for values to uphold.
Andrew H. Lee | Jul 5, 2018Even when students know little about history, the "beautiful game" can inspire deep inquiry about the past.
Matt Drwenski and Dave Eaton | Jun 15, 2018The decision to change the AP World History course to start after 1450 CE has been met with strong resistance from students, teachers, and academics.