Teaching and Learning
Rethinking How We Train Historians
Rita Chin | Jan 21, 2020One way of encouraging career diversity in graduate programs? Embedding it into your course offerings.
Samantha Stearns | Jan 17, 2020An eighth grade social studies teacher reflects on how pursuing a master's degree in history has reinvigorated her work in the classroom.
History Enrollments Hold Steady as Department Efforts Intensify
Julia Brookins and Emily Swafford | Jan 15, 2020The results of the AHA's annual enrollments survey reflect wider efforts to articulate the value of the humanities.
History Faculty Collaborate on Online Modules
Sarah Mulhall Adelman, Joseph M. Adelman, Lori Gemeiner Bihler, Maria Alessandra Bollettino, and Stefan Papaioannou | Dec 16, 2019The history faculty at Framingham State University banded together to create a set of shared online modules to teach historical thinking and writing skills.
Interrogating the Archive
MJ Maynes and Leslie Morris | Dec 9, 2019Faculty at the University of Minnesota incorporated university debates over institutional history into their international graduate course.
James Grossman | Dec 2, 2019As the profession has changed, so must we change the words we use to describe it.
Sparking Joy at the Annual Meeting
John R. McNeill and Laura McEnaney | Nov 21, 2019If the AHA no longer sponsors interviews, it needs to promote teaching.
How to Put a Face on History
Elya Jun Zhang | Nov 20, 2019I wanted students to relate personally to the people of premodern China.
Using Digital History in the Classroom: Three Simple Principles
John Rosinbum | Nov 14, 2019New to digital history? These three steps may help you incorporate #DigHist into your classroom.