Teaching and Learning
A Starting Point
Kevin Boyle and James Grossman | Jan 11, 2021The 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, 2020Perspectives 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, 2020Undergraduate 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, 2020History courses are in demand but governed by competing understandings of their value and role in general education.
Laura Ansley | Dec 14, 2020History 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, 2020Allison Robinson designed a project to help develop students' digital history skills.
Professional Skills, Historical Thinking
Shannon Bontrager | Dec 1, 2020One historian explains how using Microsoft Teams reduced his grading load and improved student learning.
Turning Inquiry into Action
Caleb Wood Richardson | Nov 18, 2020The University of New Mexico uses communities of practice to evaluate and improve introductory history courses.
Consider the Student View
Monique Dufour | Nov 17, 2020How 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, 2020In collaboration, historians are creating global history modules to share with other teachers with the History for the 21st Century Project.