Teaching and Learning

  • Transitioning to Online Teaching

    Steven Mintz | Mar 17, 2020

    Pivoting your history courses online? Here are some tips for that transition.
  • The Reality of Joan of Arc

    Lucy Barnhouse | Mar 16, 2020

    Centering a Hollywood History course on the medieval period makes students grapple with facts vs. misconceptions.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Laura Ansley | Mar 2, 2020

    For one history teacher, a life membership in the AHA was better than an engagement ring.
  • Prison Pedagogy

    Molly Reed | Feb 28, 2020

    Despite unique challenges, prison college courses can be incredibly rewarding for both students and teachers.
  • History by Text and Thing

    ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball | Feb 26, 2020

    Are we doing research wrong? ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball wonders if we should ask so much from our students and ourselves before we get into the archives.
  • An Immodest Proposal

    Mary Lindemann | Feb 24, 2020

    Is it time to rethink the introductory history course? AHA President Mary Lindemann has some thoughts.
  • Looking Back and Ahead

    James Grossman | Feb 10, 2020

    An update on the challenges facing the AHA.
  • AHA20

    Photographs by Marc Monaghan (unless otherwise noted) | Feb 5, 2020

    We cannot recap the entire four days of activities at the 2020 annual meeting, but here is a taste.
  • Growing into Teaching Career Diversity for Historians

    Amanda Seligman | Jan 29, 2020

    One professor writes about her experience building a graduate course on Career Diversity that goes beyond cover letters and résumés.
  • How to Improve Your HGSA

    Alicia DeMaio | Jan 27, 2020

    A workshop at AHA20 helped HGSA officers think through how to retain institutional knowledge and improve their effectiveness.

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