Teaching and Learning
Learning Holocaust History in the 21st Century
Meirah Shedlo | Apr 29, 2019A project helps students use modern technology to incorporate Holocaust survivors’ testimony into the historical record.
Digital Dissertations and the Changing Nature of Doctoral Work
Celeste Tường Vy Sharpe | Apr 23, 2019“Incorporating digital methods, presentation, and tools in an individual sustained research project is still largely uncharted territory. . .”
Shaping the Future of the History Survey
Patrick Leech | Mar 5, 2019Two distinct forces—one pedagogical, the other administrative—are shaping the teaching of introductory courses.
Confronting the Paradox of Expertise
David A. Gerber | Feb 25, 2019Can too much knowledge make you a worse teacher? Some historians feel this way.
A Tribute to Dick Brown
James Grossman | Feb 11, 2019Placing students at the center of history education was once revolutionary.
Online Education 2.0
Zoë Jackson | Feb 11, 2019Online courses are no longer a futurist fantasy or a harbinger of doom. But where are they going?
On "The History BA since the Great Recession"
Liam Matthew Brockey | Feb 11, 2019To the Editor:I write in response to “The History BA since the Great Recession,” by Benjamin Schmidt...
Elyse Martin | Feb 7, 2019Structures for student living reveal “the educational ideals of the people who built them.”
The Making of the Graduate Working Class
Jeff Schuhrke | Jan 29, 2019An AHA19 panel brought together graduate activists for a discussion on challenges to unionization in universities.
Texas Revises History Education, Again
Kritika Agarwal | Jan 11, 2019When you must teach to the test, curriculum comes down to content.