Teaching and Learning

  • What Does It Mean to Study History?

    Perspectives Daily

    Daniel J. McInerney | Nov 7, 2018

    Two AHA19 sessions will offer a critical look at the accomplishments of Tuning.
  • History Gateways

    AHA Activities

    Julia Brookins, James Grossman, and Emily Swafford | Nov 1, 2018

    Many introductory history courses function as roadblocks to student learning and success.
  • The Mystery of the Commandant’s Writing

    Features

    Trudy Harrington Becker | Oct 15, 2018

    Online transcription projects are a dime a dozen. But deciphering one soldier’s undigitized letters proved magical to these freshmen.
  • From Learning to Cite to Learning to Write

    Perspectives Daily

    Andrea Davis | Oct 9, 2018

    Davis repurposes Zotero as a course platform to teach historical research and writing skills to undergraduates.

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  • To Chart a Course

    Lisa Gilbert | Oct 1, 2018

    A group of eighth graders learns how debates about the past pop up unexpectedly in their everyday lives.
  • Reaching Out

    Julia Brookins | Sep 28, 2018

    What do historians and philosophers at HBCUs need to succeed as scholars and as disciplinary professionals?
  • On "The Real Academic World"

    Jeffrey P. Shepherd and Samuel Brunk | Sep 4, 2018

    To the editor:We write to comment on “The Real Academic World” (Perspectives, May 2018), which narra...
  • Clifford Adelman (1942–2018)

    Daniel J. McInerney | Sep 4, 2018

    Clifford Adelman, a leading researcher on the conditions of US and global higher education, died on May 3, 2018, at the age of 75.
  • Hierarchy and Needs

    James Grossman | Sep 1, 2018

    The age of the all-powerful Doktorvater is gone, but his influence still permeates our culture.
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