Teaching and Learning

  • Why Study You-Know-What?

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Jan 13, 2021

    Historians have our own reasons for studying the past but must often explain the value of historical thinking to people not in the discipline.
  • Perspectives on 2020

    Perspectives Daily

    Ashley E. Bowen | Dec 24, 2020

    Perspectives is taking a holiday break. Enjoy this look back at the most popular post of each month in 2020.
  • History Enrollment Edges Slightly Lower

    Features

    Julia Brookins | Dec 22, 2020

    Undergraduate history enrollment trends continue to range widely, but there have been only small changes to the overall number of...
  • Core of the Matter

    Features

    Norm Jones | Dec 21, 2020

    History courses are in demand but governed by competing understandings of their value and role in general education.

Most Recent

  • Pressing Pause

    Laura Ansley | Dec 14, 2020

    History graduate programs had to make quick decisions this fall about whether to proceed with admitting students in 2021.
  • Narratives and Counternarratives

    Allison Robinson | Dec 3, 2020

    Allison Robinson designed a project to help develop students' digital history skills.
  • Professional Skills, Historical Thinking

    Shannon Bontrager | Dec 1, 2020

    One historian explains how using Microsoft Teams reduced his grading load and improved student learning.  
  • Turning Inquiry into Action

    Caleb Wood Richardson | Nov 18, 2020

    The University of New Mexico uses communities of practice to evaluate and improve introductory history courses.
  • Consider the Student View

    Monique Dufour | Nov 17, 2020

    How often do we think about our classes from the viewpoint of our students? Such a shift could radically change our approach.
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