Teaching and Learning

  • A Starting Point

    Kevin Boyle and James Grossman | Jan 11, 2021

    The braided relationship between history and civics will make January 6, 2021, a central concern in classrooms and other educational...
  • Perspectives on 2020

    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

    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

    Norm Jones | Dec 21, 2020

    History courses are in demand but governed by competing understandings of their value and role in general education.
  • 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.
  • Collaborating on the Intro Course

    Trevor R. Getz and Steven M. Harris | Nov 10, 2020

    In collaboration, historians are creating global history modules to share with other teachers with the History for the 21st Century Project.
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