Teaching and Learning
History Enrollments Stable in 2017–18
Julia Brookins | Jan 11, 2019The number of undergraduates taking history courses last year changed little from the year before.
Policy Briefings in the History Classroom
Dane Kennedy | Dec 17, 2018An assignment in a course on Victorian Britain helped students understand the relevance of history to their lives.
The History BA since the Great Recession
Benjamin M. Schmidt | Nov 26, 2018The long-term patterns revealed by the most recent data might point the way forward.
What Does It Mean to Study History?
Daniel J. McInerney | Nov 7, 2018Two AHA19 sessions will offer a critical look at the accomplishments of Tuning.
Julia Brookins, James Grossman, and Emily Swafford | Nov 1, 2018Many introductory history courses function as roadblocks to student learning and success.
The Mystery of the Commandant’s Writing
Trudy Harrington Becker | Oct 15, 2018Online transcription projects are a dime a dozen. But deciphering one soldier’s undigitized letters proved magical to these freshmen.
From Learning to Cite to Learning to Write
Andrea Davis | Oct 9, 2018Davis repurposes Zotero as a course platform to teach historical research and writing skills to undergraduates.
To Chart a Course
Lisa Gilbert | Oct 1, 2018A group of eighth graders learns how debates about the past pop up unexpectedly in their everyday lives.
Julia Brookins | Sep 28, 2018What do historians and philosophers at HBCUs need to succeed as scholars and as disciplinary professionals?
On "The Real Academic World"
Jeffrey P. Shepherd and Samuel Brunk | Sep 4, 2018To the editor:We write to comment on “The Real Academic World” (Perspectives, May 2018), which narra...