Teaching and Learning

  • A Glimpse Behind the Curtain

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    Hayley R. Bowman | Jul 29, 2021

    Podcasts offer an innovative pedagogical tool, capable of collapsing space and time in a way that reading, writing, and even attending a lecture cannot.
  • Public History in the Wild

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    Rebecca S. Wingo and Lindsey Passenger Wieck | Jul 26, 2021

    When two historians swapped a syllabus over multiple semesters, it improved both the assignments and student experience.
  • Navigating Life from Scratch

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    Cheryl Greenberg | Jul 19, 2021

    Holding two Fulbrights, one in Finland and another in China, was a constructive kind of culture shock for historian Cheryl Greenberg. 
  • Remote Reflections

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    Sarah Hensler | Jun 24, 2021

    The Soviet history of the Bolshoi Ballet captivated one undergraduate who used that topic to learn essential research skills and...

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  • One Year Abroad, A Decade of Friendship and Collaboration

    Leslie Waters and Kristina E. Poznan | Jun 16, 2021

    When they met on a Fulbright in Hungary, Leslie Waters and Kristina E. Poznan could not have predicted where their...
  • From Reading to Discovery

    Dylan Ruediger | Jun 14, 2021

    History faculty, librarians and archivists, and publishers all have a role to play in preparing students to find and analyze primary sources.
  • Meet the 2021 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists

    Laura Ansley | Jun 7, 2021

    Introducing the three graduate students who will write about narrative and podcasts, the relationship between history and journalism, and the history of plant disease.
  • Reel or Unreal History

    Julianne Johnson | May 19, 2021

    Newsreels, a uniquely 20th-century format, can be a powerful tool for instructors looking to engage students in critical analysis and build media literacy.
  • Our Learning Curve Was Steep

    Stefan Djordjevic, Kristin Hoganson, and Dana Rabin | May 10, 2021

    Research on teaching in pandemic conditions conducted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign assessed emergency practices to advance teaching and learning.

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