Teaching Resources & Strategies

  • From Reading to Discovery

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    Dylan Ruediger | Jun 14, 2021

    History faculty, librarians and archivists, and publishers all have a role to play in preparing students to find and analyze primary sources.
  • Reel or Unreal History

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    Julianne Johnson | May 19, 2021

    Newsreels, a uniquely 20th-century format, can be a powerful tool for instructors looking to engage students in critical analysis and build media literacy.
  • Writing Histories of Witchcraft in a Pandemic

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    Richard Tomczak | Mar 1, 2021

    Students at Stony Brook University used a digital humanities project about times of crisis to connect their work on the...
  • Narratives and Counternarratives

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    Allison Robinson | Dec 3, 2020

    Allison Robinson designed a project to help develop students' digital history skills.

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  • Professional Skills, Historical Thinking

    Shannon Bontrager | Dec 1, 2020

    One historian explains how using Microsoft Teams reduced his grading load and improved student learning.  
  • Boldly Going

    Shane Markowitz | Nov 2, 2020

    A high school world history teacher uses Star Trek: Voyager to introduce his students to historiography.
  • Research-Led Digitization

    Ellen Feingold and Leigh Gardner | Oct 6, 2020

    "Money and Exchange in West Africa" used a research-led digitization process to expand access to both museum objects and academic research.
  • Why Study History? Revisited

    Peter N. Stearns | Sep 18, 2020

    Two decades after writing a powerful response to the question "why study history," Peter Stearns revisits his answer.
  • Building Archives, Training Scholars

    Allison Robinson | Sep 3, 2020

    Working with two digital history projects during her MA studies taught Allison Robinson the value of digital work.
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