Teaching and Learning
The Real Academic World
Nancy Aguirre, Cristóbal A. Borges, John Paul A. Nuño, and Jamie Starling | May 1, 2018Informal discussions with people you appreciate, trust, and value can lead to great insight. At the ...
Jenny Barker-Devine | May 1, 2018Civic engagement isn't only for the tenured or the daring.
Reimagining the History Survey Course
Steven Mintz | Apr 23, 2018Faculty members at universities across the country are experimenting with new models for history survey courses and different approaches to...
The Gallery and the Gridiron
Matthew Reeves | Apr 16, 2018An internship with an NFL club showed Matthew Reeves that his doctoral training in history has equipped him with a...
Spring Cleaning Tip #1
Christina Copland | Apr 9, 2018Success in academia, writes Christina Copland, is often unrelated to the merits of one's scholarship. Yet, the meritocracy myth encourages graduate students to think otherwise.
History 101: What It Is and Why We Need It Now
Paulina L. Alberto and Farina Mir | Apr 2, 2018Several years ago, the history department at the University of Michigan—anticipating the effects of ...
Collaborative Reading and Note-Taking
Aiala Levy | Apr 2, 2018Encouraging students in introductory history courses to engage with assigned sources meaningfully ha...
Food in the West
Julia M. Gossard | Mar 29, 2018Students in Julia M. Gossard's Western Civilization course use Northwestern University Knight Lab's TimelineJS to create a digital chronology of the history of food.
The National History Center’s New Teaching Decolonization Resource Collection
Annabel LaBrecque | Mar 19, 2018The National History Center's new Teaching Decolonization Resource Collection provides resources for instructors at any level to teach about decolonization.
Placing the National School Walkout in Historical Context: A Lesson Plan
John Rosinbum | Mar 13, 2018In advance of the national school walkout on March 14, John Rosinbum offers a lesson plan for teaching students about...