Teaching Resources & Strategies
Digging through the Hillary Clinton Email Archive
Max Kemman | Jun 7, 2018Students in Max Kemman's digital history course use Voyant Tools to analyze the Hillary Clinton Email Archive.
Collaborative Reading and Note-Taking
Aiala Levy | Apr 2, 2018Encouraging students in introductory history courses to engage with assigned sources meaningfully has been an urgent challenge of my (admittedly brief...
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
AHA Today, From the National History Center
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.
Students in the Trenches
Susan Corbesero | Feb 1, 2018Susan Corbesero (The Ellis School) uses the crowdsourcing project, Operation War Diary, in her classroom to help students learn about the First World War.
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt | Jan 12, 2018We’ve all been there. Our syllabus specifies that a percentage of the course grade will be based on ...
Teaching Local History using Digital Methods
Seth Denbo | Dec 21, 2017“British Again Striking Hard on Somme Front Capture Two Lines of German Trenches” reads a banner hea...
Teaching with Digital Archives
John Rosinbum | Nov 30, 2017John Rosinbum illustrates how instructors can use digital archives to introduce students to archival research and related issues of resource inequity.
Mapping the Early Modern World
Julia M Gossard | Oct 23, 2017Julia M Gossard (Utah State Univ.) uses Google Maps to assign a mapping project to students in her survey course on the early modern world.