Getting Tenure with Digital History
LaDale Winling | Apr 8, 2019Scholars hired to do “nontraditional” history will be evaluated by traditional criteria.
Starting from Scratch
From the President
John R. McNeill | Mar 11, 2019If you’re asked to prepare a course on an unfamiliar subject, be honest with your students. And start cramming.
Confronting the Paradox of Expertise
David A. Gerber | Feb 25, 2019Can too much knowledge make you a worse teacher? Some historians feel this way.
Online Education 2.0
Zoë Jackson | Feb 11, 2019Online courses are no longer a futurist fantasy or a harbinger of doom. But where are they going?
What I Wish I’d Known Then
John R. McNeill | Jan 11, 2019The fear of asking for help can hold you back.
Policy Briefings in the History Classroom
Dane Kennedy | Dec 17, 2018An assignment in a course on Victorian Britain helped students understand the relevance of history to their lives.
The History BA since the Great Recession
Benjamin M. Schmidt | Nov 26, 2018The long-term patterns revealed by the most recent data might point the way forward.
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.
Departmental Service with a Smile . . . Maybe!
Kevin Boyle | Sep 20, 2018History department chairs face issues specific to the discipline. The AHA can help.