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  • Bridging Cultures Added May 02, 2016

    Supported by a grant from the NEH's Bridging Cultures initiative, the AHA's "American History, Atlantic and Pacific" professional development program for Community College faculty promotes a global perspective on US history at the country's increasingly diverse two-year institutions.  The program draws on a generation of innovative scholarship that has reframed the origins of the US within a broad geographical and chronological context. Participants worked to create or revise US history courses with lessons, units, and other work that deepens teaching on the US in the world. Learn more.

  • James A. Rawley Prize Added May 02, 2016

  • Classroom Content Added May 02, 2016

    The American Historical Association has a long-standing commitment to teaching and history education at all levels, and supports teaching in a wide variety of ways. At the annual meeting, the AHA and its affiliates sponsor many sessions on teaching. The AHA also offers a number of prizes and awards, and supports the good work of National History Day. The AHA has developed several resources for classroom teaching through the years. From Sixteen Months to Sumter, collecting editorials before and at the start of the Civil War, to Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age, an early guide to using digital methods in teaching, to Resources on K-16 Teaching, history teachers at all levels can find content and guidance on this important aspect of the profession.

  • Collaboration Added May 02, 2016

  • Intellectual Self-Confidence Added May 02, 2016

  • Delivering History through a Smartphone App: An Interview with Clio’s David Trowbridge Added May 02, 2016

    AHA member David Trowbridge, associate professor of history at Marshall University, was recently awarded the Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship. Granted by the Whiting Foundation, the fellowship funds a six-month leave for a recently tenured professor in the humanities to work on a “public-facing project.” Trowbridge plans to use the fellowship to work on Clio, a web and mobile app that identifies a user’s geolocation to deliver historical information about the surrounding area through text, images, and video. AHA Today caught up with Trowbridge recently and spoke to him about Clio and his future plans for the app. The post Delivering History through a Smartphone App: An Interview with Clio’s David Trowbridge appeared first on American Historical Association.

  • Bridging Cultures Resources Added May 02, 2016

    (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-915178-2', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview'); Supported by a grant from the NEH's Bridging Cultures initiative, the AHA's "American History, Atlantic and Pacific" professional development program for Community College faculty promotes a global perspective on US history at the country's increasingly diverse two-year institutions. Participants worked to create or revise US history courses with lessons, units, and other work that deepens teaching on the US in the world. Here you will find a variety of documents produced by these two-year faculty for their redesigned US history courses. Contributing Participants Brittany Adams (Irvine Valley Coll.), Gerald Betty, (Del Mar Coll.), Shannon Bontrager (Georgia Highlands Coll.), Vincent A. Clark (Johnson County Community Coll.), Cheryll Cody (Houston Community Coll.), Oscar Cañedo (Grossmont Coll.), Carlos Contreras (Grossmont Coll.), Timothy Draper (Waubonsee Community Coll.), Amy Forss (Metropolitan Community Coll.), Allison Frickert-Murashige (Mt. San Antonio Coll.), Sarah Grunder (Suffolk County Community Coll.), Kimberly Hill (Univ. of Texas at Dallas), Lesley Kawaguchi (Santa Monica Coll.), Kelli Nakamura (Kapi'olani Community Coll.), Amy Powers (Waubonsee Community Coll.) Irvine Valley College Decentering the British-Colonial Narrative and Incorporating Regional History in the Survey Course Brittany Adams focuses on incorporating more regional history into the early survey. She also emphasizes the importance of de-centering the British colonial narrative when teaching students who identify more with western US history, as do many of her students at UC Irvine. She explains h

  • Paper Assignment II (Suffolk County Community College) Added May 02, 2016

  • Paper Assignment I (Suffolk County Community College) Added May 02, 2016

  • Reflection (Suffolk County Community College) Added May 02, 2016