Teaching Resources & Strategies
Professional Skills, Historical Thinking
Shannon Bontrager | Dec 1, 2020One historian explains how using Microsoft Teams reduced his grading load and improved student learning.
Shane Markowitz | Nov 2, 2020A high school world history teacher uses Star Trek: Voyager to introduce his students to historiography.
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, 2020Two 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, 2020Working with two digital history projects during her MA studies taught Allison Robinson the value of digital work.
Pooling Resources during the Pandemic
Ada Palmer and Sarah Jones Weicksel | Aug 13, 2020The AHA is launching a new digital project to provide history instructors with classroom materials suitable for remote teaching.
Remote Reflections: Mental Health during Crisis
James Hysell | Jul 21, 2020When moving his four face-to-face classes online in the spring, James Hysell prioritized students' and his own mental health in course design.
Remote Reflections: Chair of the Apocalypse
Lauren Araiza | Jul 8, 2020A department chair describes how she advocated on behalf of junior and non-tenure-track faculty during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learning Starts with People
Brandon Morgan | Mar 26, 2020Though there isn't time this semester to build a whole online course, the principles that undergird online teaching and learning will help.
Leadership during Crisis
Kathy Callahan | Mar 25, 2020For department chairs, communication and clear expectations for faculty, deans, and students are essential during the pandemic crisis.